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CICS Command Level Coding - WBT

IBM Course Code: VW865G

Vendor# VW865G

GK# 720628

Course Overview

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.

The course begins with an overview of the CICS application programming environment and the design of CICS applications. Subsequent topics include debugging, working with CICS queues, front-end programming, basic mapping, and event processing. In addition, optional units introduce topics such as CICS web applications and business transaction services.

Recorded demonstrations throughout the course cover skills such as debugging with the CDEF utility, linking CICS applications to outside applications, and writing sample programs.

This course is applicable to all releases of CICS TS V5.

Delivery Format Options

  • Self-Paced


    Recordings, hands-on labs and expert instructors empower you to train on your own schedule.


    $1280 CAD

    1 session

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

Request a date or location for this course.

What You'll Learn

  • 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

Who Needs To Attend

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

Course Outline

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