General Availability of IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender for z/OS version 8.4.1 is 14 June 2013 for media availability.
Highlights of IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender for z/OS V8.4.1:
- Design Studio: Eclipse based COBOL copybook importer; visual mapping of XSLT; new XPATH, XSLT, and XVALIDATE functions; Java™ API for creating and modifying maps and type trees; automapping capability; large XML namespaces support
IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender for z/OS delivers the data transformation and validation required in your IT infrastructure.
Summary of new technical features in IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender for z/OS V8.4.1 base editions
- Support for mixed content and xsi: type in native XML
- Support for excess trailing spaces
- Improved diagnostics when using Native XML in maps
- Enhances serviceability
- Includes Eclipse based COBOL copybook importer
- Includes a new Graphical Data Mapper for visual mapping of XSLT
- Delivers XPATH, XSLT, and XVALIDATE functions
- Has new Java API that enables users to create and modify maps and type trees from a Java program
- Adds automapping capability
- Is able to handle large XML namespaces
- Is able to select a root in order to build just that one construct as the root of the tree when using Native Schema or the Xerces importer
- Adds new Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) adapter
- Adds HL7 MLLP adapter
- Supports currency, including support for:
- IBM DB2® 10.1
- IBM WebSphere Message Broker ( IBM Integration Bus 9.0)
Removes the following obsolete support:
- IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (integration replaced by IBM Business Process Manager Advanced for z/OS )
For more information, see the US Announcement Letter for WebSphere Transformation Extender for z/OS . Information for other country announcement letters is located here.
To determine what the newest release of IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender is and if the release you are running is still supported see the IBM Software Support Lifecycle Page for WebSphere Transformation Extender for z/OS.