This module is a series of exercises that introduce the fundamental skills required to begin programming Windows Desktop applications. This module uses LANSA's low code programming language, RDML, and the Visual LANSA Editor for graphical form-based development.
If web programming is your main interest, see Web Application Development with Visual LANSA.
The following exercises are included:
FRM015A - Getting Started with Forms Programming – Part A
FRM015B – Getting Started with Forms Programming – Part B
FRM025 - Insert a Database Record
FRM035 - Maintain a Simple Database Table
FRM055A - List Component Basics – Part A
FRM055B – List Component Basics – Part B (Optional)
FRM065 - Using List ComponentsFRM065 - Using List Components
FRM085 - Maintain Employee and Notes
FRM095 - Tree View which loads on demandFRM100 - Calling a Function
FRM105 - A Tree that Controls the Detail Shown
FRM110 - Check Out / In to IBM i
Before you begin
If you are familiar with coding LANSA's functions, you need to understand there is a fundamental difference between forms and functions in the programming paradigm.