If you understand CL and can make it work, youre ready to use this book to crank your abilities up to the next level. Learn from the expert who helped develop the AS/400 and S/38 and who wrote QUSRTOOLs TAA tools. Write better CL programs and speed up productivity. Youll learn more than 200 field-tested techniques to help you implement common CL programming tasks, with exercises at the end of most chapters to solidify your skills. Specifically, in 30 chapters, Sloan offers field-tested techniques that can help you when implementing common CL programming needs (e.g., passing parameters and allocating objects), when working with messages, when working with files, when working with CL programs, when working with IBM-supplied programs, and when setting up your programming environment. In addition, at the end of most chapters, Slao nprovides exercises that help you understand the topics that have been presented and give you the chance to try some of the techniques.