The REXX programming language includes built-in functions that simplify programming. REXX Functions let you manipulate data strings or do mathematics simply with a minimum of programming effort. This book explains 72 REXX functions that you can use in your REXX programs. This book is about TSO REXX functions, but we have included a few that work in CMS only.
The examples are simple and clear and will show you how to use REXX functions in your programs.
This book is the companion book to
The REXX Language on TSO.
This book covers all the built-in REXX functions. Introduction to ISPF Editor macros. TSO command reference.
Publication date: August, 2013. Available at Amazon.com.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: How to invoke REXX Functions
CALL + RESULT
Chapter 2: Functions classified by type
1. Character string manipulation
1A. Retrieve information, don't change anything
1B. Retrieving changed information
2. Convert datatype
4. Environment, interact with
5. Environment: return information about the operating system
or REXX options
6. Files, interacting with
Chapter 3: REXX Functions
ABBREV - X2D
Supplement 1: Writing REXX macros
Supplement 2: Compatibility issues in different platforms