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Home > Training > Mainframe > IMS Data Communications (DC) Coding with MFS Training

IMS Data Communications (DC) Coding with MFS Training

Course#: WA2121

This course adds IMS DC programming to a developers skill set. Developers learn how the tools and techniques needed to develop online applications that access IMS DB via IMS DC and MFS. Design, code and test topics are thoroughly covered.

Designed For
The course is designed for the application programmer responsible for development of programs using IMS data communications and Message Format Services (MFS).
Course Outline
  • DL/I Calls Associated with Processing IMS Messages
  • Coding Simple and Complex Screens Using MFS
  • Testing with BTS
  • Error Handling, Synchronization Point and Rollback Usage
  • Designing Complex On-line Transactions
  • IMS Transaction Flow and Message Scheduling
  • Control Region, Message Region, Batch Message Region, Batch (DLI) Region
  • Conversational, Non-conversational, and Pseudo-conversational Programming
  • Physical and Logical Paging
By the end of the course, you will be able to...
  • Design, code and test simple and complex IMS transactions
  • Describe common pitfalls inherent in on-line processing and techniques to avoid them
Working knowledge of programming is needed.
Duration: 5 Days
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
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