Murach's CICS Desk Reference

Overview

This new edition of Murach's classic CICS Programmer's Desk Reference is updated throughout to present both the latest versions of CICS and the latest CICS programming practices. An easy-to-use CICS command reference makes up the bulk of the book. But there is also new or expanded material on CICS program design, creating HTML documents from BMS mapsets for web-based CICS applications, defining CICS resources, and more!
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Overview

This new edition of Murach's classic CICS Programmer's Desk Reference is updated throughout to present both the latest versions of CICS and the latest CICS programming practices. An easy-to-use CICS command reference makes up the bulk of the book. But there is also new or expanded material on CICS program design, creating HTML documents from BMS mapsets for web-based CICS applications, defining CICS resources, and more!
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This source book compiles information for CICS/COBOL programmers. Section I offers practical guidelines for designing, coding, testing, and debugging CICS/COBOL programs, with two versions of a model maintenance program presented to illustrate traditional and modern design and coding methods. Section II is a CICS command reference, containing syntax and option descriptions for 121 CICS commands commonly used by application programmers. For each command there are descriptions of any exceptional conditions the command may raise, coding examples, and advice on using the command. Section III gives syntax and parameter descriptions for the standard BMS macros, along with examples and guidelines for creating user-friendly screens. Section IV presents AMS commands needed for working with VSAM files. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890774172
  • Publisher: Murach, Mike & Associates, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/15/2002
  • Series: Programmer's Reference Series
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 1,264,466
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 1.26 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Section 1: CICS programming guidelines
CICS program design
CICS programming fundamentals
JCL procedures for CICS program development
Testing and debugging
A model maintenance program using two different designs
3 more model programs
Section 2: CICS command reference
CICS command preview
CICS commands
Section 3: Basic Mapping Support
BMS mapset definition for 3270 displays
Creating HTML documents from BMS mapsets
Section 4: CICS program development aids
AMS commands to define and manipulate VSAM files
CICS resource definition
CICS service transactions
Reference tables
Index
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