This paper describes a technique for making existing computer applications available to users
from a standard Web browser, over the Internet or a private intranet. It describes an
infrastructure for Web serving based on WebSphere for OS/390, Java for OS/390, and
MQSeries for OS/390. It also describes the design and implementation of programs to
connect the Web browser user to any application, regardless of where the application resides.
Finally, the paper describes the advantages of implementing such an infrastructure on
The techniques described in this paper have been successfully implemented as a proof of
concept at a large Australian compan y.
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