U4199 – TACL Programming


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Upcoming Dates

  Feb 14 - Feb 18, 2022
09:00 - 17:00

U4199 – TACL Programming
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Server Infrastructure

Course Details

The TACL Tandem Programming (U4199) course provides you with the skills to master the art of writing functions in the Tandem Advanced Command Language (TACL) program. This instructor-led training is a five-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.


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  • Overview of TACL features
  • Directories and segments
  • Writing functions-macros
  • Writing functions – #LOOP
  • Writing functions – debugging
  • Writing functions – routines
  • Inline processing
  • Define the 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
  • Analysts


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