Rational Developer for System z Library

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IBM Rational Developer for System z provides modern application development tools for applications running on IBM z/OS operating systems. This page contains a collection of announcement letters, product documentation, white papers, case studies, and release notes for.IBM Rational Developer for System z.

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IBM Rational Developer for System z website

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What's new in IBM Rational Developer for System z

 

Release Notes

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Rational Developer for System z Release notes

This document provides information about this release of Rational Developer for System z.

GI13-1509-08
Finding known problems for Rational Developer for System z

This link launches a customized query of the Live Support Knowledge Base where known Developer for System z problems are documented in the form of individual technotes. These technotes often provide work arounds or solutions to the problems.

 
 

Knowledge Center

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Rational Developer for System z information center

This link launches the online information center for Rational Developer for System z.

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Latest version of UpdateSite.zip

The Rational Developer for System z information center (help system) is accessed remotely on the internet. If you want to install the information center locally or internally on your intranet, you can do so using the UpdateSite.zip file. This link takes you to the website where you can download the most up to date version of the UpdateSite.zip file.

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Publications

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z Quick Start Guide

This guide is intended to get you started with a base configuration for IBM Rational Developer for System z.

GI11-8300-11
Rational Developer for System z Prerequisites Guide

This guide discusses the prerequisites and corequisites of IBM Rational Developer for System z.

SC23-7659-13
Rational Developer for System z Installation Guide

The Installation Guide provides instructions for installing and uninstalling the IBM Rational Developer for System z client.

GI11-8297-12
Program Directory for IBM Rational Developer for System z V9.1 (HHOP910)

This host program directory provides essential host installation and configuration information and is used primarily by the z/OS System Programmer to perform the SMP/E installation and configuration.

GI11-8298-08
Program Directory for IBM Rational Developer for System z Host Utilities V9.1 (HAKG910)

This host program directory provides essential host installation and configuration information and is used primarily by the z/OS System Programmer to perform the SMP/E installation and configuration.

GI13-2864-02
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Utility Guide

This guide discusses the usage of the Host Configuration Utility. The Host Configuration Utility is an ISPF panel application that guides you through basic and common optional customization steps for Developer for System z. The application also allows you to execute Installation Verification Procedures (IVPs) and collect debug information.

SC14-7282-06
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Quick Start Guide

The Host Quick Start discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes brief instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z and IBM Rational Developer for System z Common Access Repository Manager.

GI11-9201-11
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Guide

The Host Configuration Guide discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z servers on your z/OS host system.

SC23-7658-13
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Reference Guide

The Host Configuration Reference discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z servers on your z/OS host system.

SC14-7290-08
IBM Rational Developer for System z Answers to common host configuration and maintenance issues

This document provides answers to some of the more common host configuration and maintenance issues.

SC14-7373-00
Rational Developer for System z RSE Server Installation Guide: Linux on System z

This guide provides the RSE Server installation instructions for Linux on System z.

GC27-2810-06
Rational Developer for System z Messages and Codes Guide

The Messages and Codes Guide provides a listing of the Rational Developer for System z messages and any available additional information for the messages.

SC14-7497-06
Rational Developer for System z CARMA Developer's Guide

This guide explains how to develop repository access managers (RAMs) and Common Access Repository Manager (CARMA) clients. It explains how to develop a RAM capable of connecting to a software configuration manager (SCM) and how to develop a CARMA client capable of accessing various SCMs.

SC23-7660-11
SCLM Developer Toolkit Administrators Guide

The SCLM DT Administrator's Guide discusses the configuration of IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager Developer (SCLM) required for the SCLM Developer Toolkit function of IBM Rational Developer for System z.

SC23-9801-04
COBOL for Windows 7.5 Language reference

This book contains reference information for writing COBOL application programs.

SC23-8560-00
COBOL for Windows 7.5 Programming Guide

This book contains guidance information for writing and compiling COBOL application programs for Windows.

SC23-8559-00
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Compiler and Runtime Migration Guide

This book provides the details you will need to customize Enterprise COBOL, including: Systems and storage requirements; Information for changing compile-time option defaults at installation time; Information for installing the product under shared storage in z/OS and z/VM environments.

GC23-8527-01
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Language Reference

This book provides syntax and semantic information about IBM's implementation of the COBOL language, including rules for writing source programs and descriptions of IBM language extensions. This manual is to be used in conjunction with the IBM Enterprise COBOL Programming Guide.

SC23-8528-01
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Programming Guide

This book contains guidance for writing and compiling application programs for z/OS, OS/390 and z/VM using IBM Enterprise COBOL.

SC23-8529-01
 

Tutorials

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Viewlets for Rational Developer for System z in IBM Education Assistant

An assortment of viewlets for Rational Developer for System z found in IBM Education Assistant. These viewlets demonstrate various functions and features of the product.

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Remote IBM z/OS application development with IBM Rational Developer for System z

This tutorial takes you through the steps of using the z/OS Application Development component of IBM Rational Developer for System z to work with remote systems.

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Rational Developer for System z videos on YouTube

An assortment of videos for Rational Developer for System z found on YouTube. These videos demonstrate various tasks a user would perform using Rational Developer for System z.

 - 
Rational Developer for System z videos on DeveloperWorks

An assortment of videos for Rational Developer for System z found on DeveloperWorks. These videos demonstrate various tasks a user would perform using Rational Developer for System z.

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What's new

What's new in IBM Rational Developer for System z
 

Release Notes

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z Release notes

This document provides information about this release of Rational Developer for System z.

GI13-1509-06
Finding known problems for Rational Developer for System z

This link launches a customized query of the Live Support Knowledge Base where known Developer for System z problems are documented in the form of individual technotes. These technotes often provide work arounds or solutions to the problems.

 
 

Information Center

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z information center

This link launches the online information center for Rational Developer for System z.

 - 
Latest version of UpdateSite.zip

The Rational Developer for System z information center (help system) is accessed remotely on the internet. If you want to install the information center locally or internally on your intranet, you can do so using the UpdateSite.zip file. This link takes you to the website where you can download the most up to date version of the UpdateSite.zip file.

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Publications

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z Quick Start Guide

This guide is intended to get you started with a base configuration for IBM Rational Developer for System z.

GI11-8300-09
Rational Developer for System z Prerequisites Guide

This guide discusses the prerequisites and corequisites of IBM Rational Developer for System z.

SC23-7659-11
Rational Developer for System z Installation Guide

The Installation Guide provides instructions for installing and uninstalling the IBM Rational Developer for System z client.

GI11-8297-10
Program Directory for IBM Rational Developer for System z V9.0.0 (HHOP900)

This host program directory provides essential host installation and configuration information and is used primarily by the z/OS System Programmer to perform the SMP/E installation and configuration.

GI11-8298-07
Program Directory for IBM Rational Developer for System z Host Utilities V9.0.0 (HAKG900)

This host program directory provides essential host installation and configuration information and is used primarily by the z/OS System Programmer to perform the SMP/E installation and configuration.

GI13-2864-01
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Utility Guide

This guide discusses the usage of the Host Configuration Utility. The Host Configuration Utility is an ISPF panel application that guides you through basic and common optional customization steps for Developer for System z. The application also allows you to execute Installation Verification Procedures (IVPs) and collect debug information.

SC14-7282-03
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Quick Start Guide

The Host Quick Start discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes brief instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z and IBM Rational Developer for System z Common Access Repository Manager.

GI11-9201-09
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Guide

The Host Configuration Guide discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z servers on your z/OS host system.

SC23-7658-11
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Reference Guide

The Host Configuration Reference discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z servers on your z/OS host system.

SC14-7290-06
IBM Rational Developer for System z Answers to common host configuration and maintenance issues

This document provides answers to some of the more common host configuration and maintenance issues.

SC14-7373-00
Rational Developer for System z RSE Server Installation Guide: Linux on System z

This guide provides the RSE Server installation instructions for Linux on System z.

GC27-2810-05
Rational Developer for System z Messages and Codes Guide

The Messages and Codes Guide provides a listing of the Rational Developer for System z messages and any available additional information for the messages.

SC14-7497-04
Rational Developer for System z CARMA Developer's Guide

This guide explains how to develop repository access managers (RAMs) and Common Access Repository Manager (CARMA) clients. It explains how to develop a RAM capable of connecting to a software configuration manager (SCM) and how to develop a CARMA client capable of accessing various SCMs.

SC23-7660-07
SCLM Developer Toolkit Administrators Guide

The SCLM DT Administrator's Guide discusses the configuration of IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager Developer (SCLM) required for the SCLM Developer Toolkit function of IBM Rational Developer for System z.

SC23-9801-04
COBOL for Windows 7.5 Language reference

This book contains reference information for writing COBOL application programs.

SC23-8560-00
COBOL for Windows 7.5 Programming Guide

This book contains guidance information for writing and compiling COBOL application programs for Windows.

SC23-8559-00
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Compiler and Runtime Migration Guide

This book provides the details you will need to customize Enterprise COBOL, including: Systems and storage requirements; Information for changing compile-time option defaults at installation time; Information for installing the product under shared storage in z/OS and z/VM environments.

GC23-8527-01
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Language Reference

This book provides syntax and semantic information about IBM's implementation of the COBOL language, including rules for writing source programs and descriptions of IBM language extensions. This manual is to be used in conjunction with the IBM Enterprise COBOL Programming Guide.

SC23-8528-01
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Programming Guide

This book contains guidance for writing and compiling application programs for z/OS, OS/390 and z/VM using IBM Enterprise COBOL.

SC23-8529-01-01
 

Tutorials

Title Order number
Viewlets for Rational Developer for System z in IBM Education Assistant

An assortment of viewlets for Rational Developer for System z found in IBM Education Assistant. These viewlets demonstrate various functions and features of the product.

 - 
Remote IBM z/OS application development with IBM Rational Developer for System z

This tutorial takes you through the steps of using the z/OS Application Development component of IBM Rational Developer for System z to work with remote systems.

 - 
Rational Developer for System z videos on YouTube

An assortment of videos for Rational Developer for System z found on YouTube. These videos demonstrate various tasks a user would perform using Rational Developer for System z.

 - 
Rational Developer for System z videos on DeveloperWorks

An assortment of videos for Rational Developer for System z found on DeveloperWorks. These videos demonstrate various tasks a user would perform using Rational Developer for System z.

 - 

What's new

What's new in IBM Rational Developer for System z
 

Release Notes

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z Release notes

This document provides information about this release of Rational Developer for System z.

GI13-1509-04
Finding known problems for Rational Developer for System z

This link launches a customized query of the Live Support Knowledge Base where known Developer for System z problems are documented in the form of individual technotes. These technotes often provide work arounds or solutions to the problems.

 
 

Information Center

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z information center

This link launches the online information center for Rational Developer for System z.

 - 
Latest version of UpdateSite.zip

The Rational Developer for System z information center (help system) is accessed remotely on the internet. If you want to install the information center locally or internally on your intranet, you can do so using the UpdateSite.zip file. This link takes you to the website where you can download the most up to date version of the UpdateSite.zip file.

 - 
 

Publications

Title Order number
Rational Developer for System z Quick Start Guide

This guide is intended to get you started with a base configuration for IBM Rational Developer for System z.

GI11-8300-06
Rational Developer for System z Prerequisites Guide

This guide discusses the prerequisites and corequisites of IBM Rational Developer for System z.

SC23-7659-09
Rational Developer for System z Installation Guide

The Installation Guide provides instructions for installing and uninstalling the IBM Rational Developer for System z client.

GI11-8297-07
Rational Developer for System z Program Directory (HHOP850)

This host program directory provides essential host installation and configuration information and is used primarily by the z/OS System Programmer to perform the SMP/E installation and configuration.

GI11-8298-05
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Utility Guide

This guide discusses the usage of the Host Configuration Utility. The Host Configuration Utility is an ISPF panel application that guides you through basic and common optional customization steps for Developer for System z. The application also allows you to execute Installation Verification Procedures (IVPs) and collect debug information.

SC14-7282-03
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Quick Start Guide

The Host Quick Start discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes brief instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z and IBM Rational Developer for System z Common Access Repository Manager.

GI11-9201-06
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Guide

The Host Configuration Guide discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z servers on your z/OS host system.

SC23-7658-08
Rational Developer for System z Host Configuration Reference Guide

The Host Configuration Reference discusses the configuration of the IBM Rational Developer for System z functions. It includes instructions on how to configure IBM Rational Developer for System z servers on your z/OS host system.

SC14-7290-03
IBM Rational Developer for System z Version 8.5 Answers to common host configuration and maintenance issues

This document provides answers to some of the more common host configuration and maintenance issues.

SC14-7373-00
Rational Developer for System z RSE Server Installation Guide: AIX

This guide provides the RSE Server installation instructions for AIX.

SC23-7679-05
>Rational Developer for System z RSE Server Installation Guide: Intel Linux

This guide provides the RSE Server installation instructions for Linux.

SC14-7317-01
Rational Developer for System z RSE Server Installation Guide: Linux on System z

This guide provides the RSE Server installation instructions for Linux on System z.

GC27-2810-03
Rational Developer for System z Messages and Codes Guide

The Messages and Codes Guide provides a listing of the Rational Developer for System z messages and any available additional information for the messages.

SC14-7497-02
Rational Developer for System z CARMA Developer's Guide

This guide explains how to develop repository access managers (RAMs) and Common Access Repository Manager (CARMA) clients. It explains how to develop a RAM capable of connecting to a software configuration manager (SCM) and how to develop a CARMA client capable of accessing various SCMs.

SC23-7660-06
SCLM Developer Toolkit Administrators Guide

The SCLM DT Administrator's Guide discusses the configuration of IBM Software Configuration and Library Manager Developer (SCLM) required for the SCLM Developer Toolkit function of IBM Rational Developer for System z.

SC23-9801-03
COBOL for Windows 7.5 Language reference

This book contains reference information for writing COBOL application programs.

SC23-8560-00
COBOL for Windows 7.5 Programming Guide

This book contains guidance information for writing and compiling COBOL application programs for Windows.

SC23-8559-00
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Compiler and Runtime Migration Guide

This book provides the details you will need to customize Enterprise COBOL, including: Systems and storage requirements; Information for changing compile-time option defaults at installation time; Information for installing the product under shared storage in z/OS and z/VM environments.

GC23-8527-01
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Language Reference

This book provides syntax and semantic information about IBM's implementation of the COBOL language, including rules for writing source programs and descriptions of IBM language extensions. This manual is to be used in conjunction with the IBM Enterprise COBOL Programming Guide.

SC23-8528-01
Enterprise COBOL for z/OS Version 4.2 Programming Guide

This book contains guidance for writing and compiling application programs for z/OS, OS/390 and z/VM using IBM Enterprise COBOL.

SC23-8529-01-00
 

Tutorials

Title Order number
Viewlets for Rational Developer for System z in IBM Education Assistant

An assortment of viewlets for Rational Developer for System z found in IBM Education Assistant. These viewlets demonstrate various functions and features of the product.

 - 
Remote IBM z/OS application development with IBM Rational Developer for System z

This tutorial takes you through the steps of using the z/OS Application Development component of IBM Rational Developer for System z to work with remote systems.

 - 
Rational Developer for System z videos on YouTube

An assortment of videos for Rational Developer for System z found on YouTube. These videos demonstrate various tasks a user would perform using Rational Developer for System z.

 - 
Rational Developer for System z videos on DeveloperWorks

An assortment of videos for Rational Developer for System z found on DeveloperWorks. These videos demonstrate various tasks a user would perform using Rational Developer for System z.

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Case Studies

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The IBM CICS development team simplifies software builds - IBM Rational software helps support agile development and improve collaboration

The IBM CICS development team uses IBM Rational Team Concert and IBM Rational Developer for System z software to create a highly configurable, end-to-end integrated development environment.

Last updated: 31 May 2012

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Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital

A large Taiwanese hospital is using powerful analytics to make resource utilization data actionable and help patients get better faster while remaining flexible during a time of stringent quality rules tied to funding under the new national health insurance plan

Last updated: 24 Oct 2011

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Leading card processing company ... IBM CICS Transaction Server improves time-to-market for new solutions and services

A card processing company lacked responsiveness and agility in selling solutions because of the inflexibility of its legacy processing system but IBM CICS Transaction Processor enabled the company to develop new solutions and enhanced services with faster time-to-market.

Last updated: 31 Jul 2011

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University of Arkansas creates new learning with SAP and IBM

The University of Arkansas, supported by local businesses and by SAP and IBM, has implemented a complete SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse application landscape on an IBM System z900 server running Linux.

Last updated: 07 Aug 2009

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White papers

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AT-TLS setup for Rational Developer for System z Integrated Debugger

This white paper shows how to set up AT-TLS, and define policies that can be used to encrypt communication with Rational Developer for System z Integrated Debugger. Unit Test

Last updated: 15 Dec 2013

SC27-6417
Accelerating delivery of smarter products and services on System z

This guide discusses accelerating delivery of smarter products and services on System z by using Rational Developer for System z Unit Test

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC23-9550
Accessing SCMs using the WD/z Carma plug-in

Accessing SCMs using the WebSphere Developer for zSeries CARMA plug-in White Paper

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

GI10-3376
APPC and WebSphere Developer for System z

This guide discusses APPC(Advanced Programe-to-Programe Communication) setup and management topics, for use with IBM WebSphere Developer for System z Version 7.0. It is an updated version of the information available in the WebSphere Developer for System z Host Configuration Guide (SC31-6930-01).

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC23-5885
Creating HostConnect sessions: An Alternative method

This document describes two methids for changing the host connect port number to a port other than the default for connecting to HostConnect.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

GC14-7304
Developing a meet-in-the-middle service flow

Using the IBM Rational Developer for System z environment, you will learn how to map an existing service interface to a CICS service flow so that you can create a Web service using a meet-in-the-middle approach.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

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IBM Rational Developer for System z Using SCLM DT Technology to Provide CARMA Services without Submitting Batch Jobs

This document is meant to guide the user through the steps necessary to configure CARMA to launch without using a job or initiator.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC23-9550
Integrating Source Code Management Systems into WebSphere Developer for zSeries CARMA

This guide discusses various aspects of the Common Access Repository Manager (CARMA) for WebSphere Developer for zSeries 6.0.1. It is available in PDF format and accessible from the following locations:

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC23-5817
Integrating zSeries applications and processes as Web services in an SOA environment

This whitepaper discusses the process of integrating existing applications as Web services in an SOA environment with a focus on zSeries tools. Included in this whitepaper is real life customer scenarios.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

G507-0988
JCL Submission with Dynamic Variable Substitution in IBM Rational Developer for System z 7.1

JCL Submission with Dynamic Variable Substitution for IBM Rational Developer for System z White Paper

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC23-7680
Overview of the Fault Analyzer Integration feature of IBM Rational Developer for System z Version 7.1

The Fault Analyzer plug-in is the newest addition to the IBM Rational Developer for System z™ tools that help you control every part of the software design and deployment process, including abends. This article explains how it works and how it differs from the IBM Debug Tool for System z™.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

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Rational Developer for System z Version 7.5 ; Developer for System z and WLM

This guide discusses z/OS Workload Manager (WLM), and how IBM Rational Developer for System z Version 7.5 can be managed by WLM. This document is intended for system programmers. To use this guide, you need to be familiar with z/OS Workload Manager (WLM).

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC27-3605
Setting up SSL for RSE Communication

This guide discusses activating SSL for REXEC and daemon RSE communication using self-signed or CA-signed certificates for WebSphere Developer for System z Version 7.0.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC23-5816
Symbolically debugging HLASM applications using Rational Developer for System z and Debug Tool

This article describes how to debug Language Environment (LE) enabled High Level Assembler (HLASM) applications running on z/OS. This article describes how to write an assembler program, build the executable, and debug the assembler application using Rational Developer for System z v7.1.1 and Debug Tool V8.1.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

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Using APPC to provide TSO command services

Using APPC to provide TSO command services.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC14-7291
Using ISPF Client Gateway to provide CARMA services

Using ISPF Client Gateway to provide CARMA services.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

SC14-7292
Using Rational Developer for System z to create a CICS COBOL Web service provider

Using IBM Rational Developer for System z™, you will learn how to map an existing service interface to an IBM CICS COBOL application to create a CICS COBOL Web service provider.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

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Workstation-based development for z/OS™ applications and service-oriented components

IBM WebSphere Developer for zSeries Workstation-Based Development for z/OS Applications and Service-Oriented Components. White Paper.

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

GI10-3363
Vie>XSE Web Services for the Enterprise End-to-End customer Scenario using Soap For CICS

XSE Web Services for the Enterprise End-to-End customer Scenario using Soap for CICS White Paper

Last updated: 15 Jun 2012

GI10-3375

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More support for:

Rational Developer for System z
Documentation

Software version:

8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.1.2, 8.5.1.3, 8.5.1.4, 8.5.1.5, 8.5.1.6, 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.0.1.1, 9.0.1.2, 9.0.1.3, 9.0.1.4, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

7038517

Modified date:

2015-08-19

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