The experienced CICS Command Level Application Programmer.
An advanced training class designed to take the experienced CICS application programmer to the final skill level in terms of the available Application Programming Interface (API). Through a combination of lecture, review exercises and workshops, the student will master many of the more advanced provisions of CICS command level Application Programming Interface
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- An expanded knowledge of BMS, File Control and Program Control
- An understanding of some of the more advanced aspects of the CICS command level API including facilities in
- Storage Control, Temporary Storage, Transient Data, Interval Control, SPOOL interface and Task Control
- An expanded appreciation of the more critical design and performance issues involved in application
Familiarity with COBOL. Some knowledge of MVS Job Control Language. Substantial experience coding, compiling and link editing programs in general. A minimum of 6 months experience coding and testing CICS application programs. Experience using the CICS Execution Diagnostic Facility (an advantage, not a requirement)