CICS Command Level Coding

Code: WM865G

Description

In this course, you learn how to design, code, and debug command-level CICS application programs for e-business or traditional environments. The course applies to the entire family of CICS products.

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Audience

This intermediate course is designed for application developers and analysts who design, code, and debug CICS command level applications.

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Working knowledge of the underlying operating system platforms
  • Basic knowledge of CICS fundamentals as taught in CICS V5 Fundamentals (WM851G)
  • COBOL or PL/I application development skills
  • Basic knowledge of application design and programming

Objectives

  • Design and develop application programs for CICS environments
  • Design applications with separate presentation and business logics
  • Describe the purpose of the CICS Clients
  • Code CICS commands
  • Pass and receive control between program modules
  • Describe and compare the CICS COMMAREA and the CICS channel and container interface
  • Prepare programs and run tests, including problem determination and resolution, by using messages and online interactive debugging tools
  • Access and modify Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) files, DB2 databases, temporary storage, and transient data queues
  • Respond to normal and exception conditions from CICS commands
  • Send and receive basic mapping support (BMS) maps

Topics

  • Course introduction
  • CICS application programming environment
  • Designing CICS applications
  • Exercise: Introducing Worldwide Books Online
  • CICS command overview
  • Exercise: Using CICS Explorer
  • Exercise: Writing a pseudoconversational echo program
  • Debugging CICS applications
  • Exercise: Debugging applications by using CEDF
  • CICS basic mapping support
  • Exercise: Writing the WB presentation program
  • CICS program-to-program control
  • Exercise: Completing the WB presentation program
  • Exercise: Linking to a CICS program from outside CICS
  • CICS data access
  • Exercise: Completing the WB customer program
  • CICS queues
  • Exercise: Completing the WB order program
  • Exercise: Enhancing the WB application (optional)
  • CICS front-end programming
  • Service flow and event processing
  • CICS web applications
  • CICS Business Transaction Services
  • Course summary

Price (ex. VAT)

€ 3.800,00 per person

Duration

5 days

Schedule

  •  virtual
  •  24-06-2024 - 28-06-2024
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  •  virtual
  •  29-07-2024 - 02-08-2024
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  •  virtual
  •  23-09-2024 - 27-09-2024
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  •  virtual
  •  18-11-2024 - 22-11-2024
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Delivery methods

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

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