Developing Connector Applications for CICS

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 28 April 2009

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ISBN-10: 0738432814
ISBN-13: 9780738432816
IBM Form #: SG24-7714-00
(274 pages)

Authors: G Michael Connolly, John Kurian, Lokanadham Nalla, Andrew Smithson, Dennis Weiand


This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on application development using the CICS Transaction Gateway V7 programming interfaces for access to CICS, including Java, JCA, C, and .NET client development. This Redbooks publication also includes the exploitation of the new CICS TS V3 Channels and Containers programming model for exchange of large payloads, support for the J2C beans provided by Rational Application Developer, and the invocation of CICS programs from the .NET environment.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to CICS TG
Chapter 2. Developing CICS TG Applications
Chapter 3. Channels and Containers
Chapter 4. Java Based Sample Application
Chapter 5. J2C Application Development With Rational Application Developer
Chapter 6. Developing a C application using ECIv2
Chapter 7. Migrating a Client application to ECIv2
Appendix A. Data conversion techniques
Appendix B. Java Sample Code
Appendix C. Sample ECIv2 client
Appendix D. CICS Samples
Appendix E. Additional material

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