CICS/TS Webservices

PT24463
Summary
Interacting with the WEB is no longer an option. IBM has implemented a number of facilities in its CICS product to facilitate the integration of traditional CICS applications to the Internet. CICS applications can now talk to web browsers just as well as they can talk to web servers; with the introduction of web services and SOAP, they can also talk to UNIX and .NET platforms. All in all, CICS/TS is now an important player in implementing Service Oriented Architecture in your organization. This course will concentrate on the tools available in the current version of CICS/TS. We will discuss HTTP support, CICS transactions acting as clients in a CICS/WEB scenarios, XML, SOAP and Web Services.
Prerequisites
Some knowledge the CICS API
Duration
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
This course is designed for Programmers, designers, system architects and system administrators interested in this subject. Please note that there are 5 exercises which will require a little programming; all exercises will be using COBOL program skeletons.
Topics
  • Introduction
  • HTTP support
  • CICS Channels and Containers
  • WEBSERVICE, SOAP and XML
  • CICS as a WEBSERVICE provider
  • CICS as a WEBSERVICE requester
  • Message processing
  • Security

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