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U4199 – TACL Programming


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5 Days Course
Server Infrastructure

Classroom + Online

Course Details


Master the art of writing functions in the Tandem Advanced Command Language (TACL) progam in this 5-day course. Through student projects and hands-on labs, you will gain valuable experience with TACL programming. After completing this course, you will be able to write macros and routines, perform file I/O, use structured data, and write server functions.


  • Overview of TACL features.
  • Directories and segments.
  • Writing functions-macros.
  • Writing functions – #LOOP.
  • Writing functions – debugging.
  • Writing functions – routines.
  • Inline processing.
  • Define process.
  • Using DEFINEs.
  • TACL variables.
  • Editing variables.
  • Writing functions – #IF.
  • Writing functions – #CASE.
  • Writing functions – file I/O.
  • Using structures.
  • Writing functions – server files.
  • Writing functions – exception.

Target Audience

  • System programmers.
  • System and network managers.
  • Application designers,
  • Application programmers.
  • System analysts.
  • Data communications programmers and analysts.


  • Concepts and Facilities course.
  • Knowledge of at least one other programming language..
  • At least six months of programming experience.