Advanced TSO/ISPF

Code: TSOA

Description

Delegates will be introduced to the advanced TSO/ISPF productivity tools and, through a combination of lecture presentations and practical exercises, taught how to use them to improve the system development cycle.

Audience

This course will benefit:

  • Programmers with some experience in ISPF.
  • Computer operations personnel who use ISPF heavily.
  • Non-programmers who use ISPF heavily and need to learn to use its productivity tools.

Prerequisites

Delegates must have some knowledge of computer concepts and disk storage.

Objectives

Delegates will be introduced to the advanced TSO/ISPF productivity tools and, through a combination of lecture presentations and practical exercises, taught how to use them to improve the system development cycle.

Topics

Native TSO Commands
Allocate datasets with various attributes.
Manipulate datasets using COPY, RENAME, and DELETE.
Execute programs in the foreground using CALL.
Submit jobs for background processing and interrogate their status.
Obtain information about datasets using LISTC, LISTA and LISTDS.
Improve personal productivity using PROFILE and HELP.

Advanced ISPF Features
Explain the concepts of the ISPF Edit Profile.
Improve coding speed using TABS and MASK.
Improve maintenance speed using BOUNDS, OVERLAY, EXCLUDE and the enhanced CHANGE options.
Prevent system mishaps form impacting progress using RECOVERY.
Save on DASD space by using PACK.
Improve coding efficiency using CUT, PASTE and UNDO options in the latest release of ISPF.
Improve the structure and readibility of code using Column and Data Shifting commands.
Improve typing speed and versatility using TEXT commands.
Reduce keystrokes using PFSHOW, KEYS and suggested PFKey settings.
Add a third ISPF Screen using ISPEXEC command.

Improve Personal Productivity Using TSO CLISTs or REXX
Create CLIST/REXX libraries and use methods of CLIST/REXX execution.
Write a CLIST/REXX containing TSO commands and subcommands.
Create a CLIST/REXX program which contains a symbolic variable and conditioning processing.
Explain the use of CLIST/REXX built-in functions, processing control and I/O methods.

Price (ex. VAT)

€ 2.460,00 per person

Duration

3 days

Schedule

  •  virtual
  •  24-06-2024 - 26-06-2024
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Delivery methods

  • Classroom
  • On-site (at your location)
  • Virtual (instructor online)

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