Basic Sequel Viewpoint


During this live, instructor-led two-part introductory course, you'll become familiar with the Viewpoint environment.  Learn how to create, modify, and run basic Sequel views (data retrieval/queries). Master the 5 basic SQL clauses used for data retrieval.  Add run-time prompts to those views and work with dates (conversion and aging in days) too.

Topics covered include:

  • An overview of Sequel & SQL basics
  • Exploring the Viewpoint environment
  • Choosing your data source(s)
  • Selecting and formatting result fields
  • Creating calculated fields (columns)
  • Sorting results
  • Selecting records
  • Building file relationships
  • Date functions for conversion and aging
  • Conditional Calculations (CASE)
  • Basic variables for adding run-time prompts to your views
  • An overview of output options

Schedule this class on-demand for your team


  • A high-speed Internet connection (DSL, cable modem, or T1)
  • A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher
  • Current version of Sequel installed on your IBM i
  • Current version of Sequel Viewpoint installed on your PC
  • Viewpoint design authority
  • Access to Viewpoint during class for hands-on exercises
  • Authority to create class objects during class for hands-on experience
  • An IBM i user library where class objects can be saved
  • Access to the all objects in the SEQUELEX library from Viewpoint

This class follows a blended approach to learning that includes:

  • Presentation and live demonstrations
  • Hands-on activities on your own system
  • Participant interaction with trainers during sessions

Registration is required at least 72 hours before the class. You can cancel your registration up to 72 hours before the class without penalty. No-shows will be billed.

20 - 21
1566309600 Tuesday
August 20, 2019

1566406800 Wednesday
August 21, 2019

$594 per person
Two 3-hour sessions