Provides all the information necessary for efficient use of online languages in order to program and develop CICS applications. Describes basic CICS system concepts along with characteristics and requirements of online systems. System application design and programming methods related to online optimizing features, performance standards and recovery procedures—all supported by pseudocode examples—offer users immediate logical solutions to particular problems.
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
CICS System Definition and System Areas.
MACROS and COMMANDS, Generalities.
How to Build a CICS Application.
CICS Programs: Design Directions, Program Specifications.
Procedural Requirements and Application Documentation.
Online Screens and Basic Mapping Support.
The Objectives of a Data Base File Control Facility.
Online Processing Using Data Set.
Temporary Data Sets, Transient Files, Journal Files.
Program Control Program and Commands.
Exceptional Conditions, HANDLE Block Commands, ABEND Handling Solutions.
Programming Techniques and Performance Standards.
Recovery Procedures, Restart Planning.