For IMS application programmers who have responsibility to design, code and maintain applications using IMS data communications and Message Format Services (MFS).
This course is ideal for application programmers who need a detailed understanding of designing, coding, and maintaining IMS online transaction applications using IMS data communications functions and Message Format Services. This course provides five paper exercises for the attendee to complete.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the IMS Data Communications technology
- Design and code a simple and a complex transaction using the DLI language interface and MFS
- Understand and use the MFS language
- Describe common pitfalls inherent in online processing along with techniques to avoid them
Prior programming experience.