Online Self-Study Tutorials

We are proud to announce the availability of affordable, self-guided IBM i and RPG courses from!

These online tutorials, deliver a focused, cost-effective learning environment directly to your office or home. They will teach you skills to make you more proficient in your current position, or to help you qualify for a career as an IBM i software developer. The information in these courses is relevant, standardized, useful — even vital to your success.

  • Participate from your own computer — at home or at work
  • Learn the material on your own schedule, without any time limitations
  • No travel hassles or expenses

Choose any of these courses for more information, or for instant enrollment:

SQL for RPG Programmers

The SQL for RPG Programmers series shows you how to use industry-standard SQL statements to build an IBM i database. In addition, it covers retrieving and modifying your data using SQL. The course will also cover embedding SQL statements into your ILE RPG programs to add the power of SQL to your RPG applications.

This complete SQL tutorial is appropriate for experienced ILE RPG (RPG IV) programmers interested in embedding SQL statements in an ILE RPG program.


ILE RPG IV in Easy Bytes

The ILE RPG IV in Easy Bytes  series is a complete introductory ILE RPG (aka RPG IV) programming self-guided tutorial. This track is appropriate for programmers who need an introduction to the RPG IV language syntax.

No previous knowledge of RPG is required.


IBM i Program Development Tools

This free preview course introduces the two main tools used to develop programs for IBMi:

  • Rational Developer for i (RDi)
  • Programming Development Manager

It also introduces the RDi Debug Perspective, a tool for finding errors in your program.

Free Preview! No credit card required