Course Description

Structured PL/I Coding Workshop

Course Code: E-710
Recommended Duration: 5 Days


Students who complete this course will be able to write or maintain PL/I programs that do not require advanced capabilities of the language. The emphasis here is learning the basics of the language, along with developing program design skills using pseudocode.


Experienced programmers needing to learn PL/I as a second language, or reviewing PL/I after having been away. Entry level programmers learning PL/I as their first programming language.


At the very least, the student entering this course should have background in using a text editor for keying in programs, and know how to run jobs and examine the output. Some introduction to computer and programming concepts is also recommended.

Related IBM Materials

PL/I Language Reference for the compiler used
PL/I Programming Guide for the compiler used


Major Topics Include



There are nine machine exercises and one optional machine exercise.






Course Objectives
Topical Outline
PL/I curriculum
Complete topics list
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