An IBM Redbooks video course – Developing a RESTful Web application for Liberty in CICS

The IBM Redbooks video course – Developing a RESTful Web application for Liberty in CICS provides a step-by-step guide for creating a simple RESTful Java application, then deploying it into WebSphere Liberty running in CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) V5. Its primarily aimed at Java application developers who want to get started with...  Continue reading An IBM Redbooks video course – Developing a RESTful Web application for Liberty in CICS

DFHDPLOY now available for CICS TS V5.1 and V5.2

DFHDPLOY introduced with CICS TS V5.3 allows simple scripts to be written that deploy, re-deploy, or un-deploy CICS bundles and CICS applications. APAR PI56706 “DFHDPLOY NOT AVAILABLE IN CICS V5.1 AND V5.2”, available now, provides this new capability and recent serviceability enhancements to CICS TS V5.1 and V5.2.  Continue reading DFHDPLOY now available for CICS TS V5.1 and V5.2

Java for CICS – Configuring OSGi package imports

Have you developed a Java application that you wisht to deploy into a CICS OSGi JVM server environment? This article explains the fundamentals of OSGi and package imports, and summarizes how to develop CICS Java applications using commonly used Java APIs such as those supplied by DB2, IBM MQ, JZOS and J2C.  Continue reading Java for CICS – Configuring OSGi package imports