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superk

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 17, 2007 9:58 pm    Post subject: Moving from REXX to PERL
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Anyone who used to write scripts in REXX who is now writing scripts in PERL? I'm trying to get some ideas for some self-training that I can do that might actually be of use sometime. Anyone using or planning to use SYSREXX?
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 18, 2007 8:07 am    Post subject:
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I've used REXX and Perl quite a bit. I like Perl better. If you know REXX well, learning Perl is easy. I suggest the excellent Perl books from O'Reilly publishing.

I would install Perl on my PC and learn it that way if I were you. Start slow and with small Perl scripts/programs. Perl is more powerful than REXX; you can do more with less code.

SYSREXX sounds good, by it's mainly for APF authorized users, to extract console information and issue console commands via REXX. Automation of processes...
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