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Ask the Experts Replay: CICS TS Feature Pack for Mobile Extensions



17 July 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT.

This session discusses the new capabilities introduced by the CICS Transaction Server for z/OS (CICS TS) Feature Pack for Mobile Extensions V1.0 and explains how you can use it to expose business data in CICS to mobile applications. It includes the deployment patterns available for RESTful web services with JavaScript™ Object Notation (JSON) and describes the approach for building service provider applications.


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Ask the Experts session
17 July 2013 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EDT

Time Questions asked
00:00 General introduction
02:26 Technical introduction
03:49 What are the capabilities introduced by CICS TS for z/OS Mobile Extensions Feature Pack V1.0?
06:46 How do I expose my existing CICS applications through the feature pack?
09:41 How do I write my applications so that they can be called as RESTful services using the feature pack?
14:19 How do I use the feature pack to call external JSON services?
16:26 Can the feature pack be utilized using products such as IBM Worklight?
19:10 Open lines for live question and answer period
24:11 Closing remarks
25:20 End of Call

Panel of Experts:
Scott McClure Senior Software Engineer, CICS Transaction Server Level 2 Service
Matthew Wilson Lead Developer, CICS TS Feature Pack for Mobile Extensions
Inderpal Singh Software Engineer, Developer for CICS TS Feature Pack for Mobile Extensions
Mark Woolley Software Engineer, CICS Transaction Server for z/OS Level 3 Service



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Related information

Announcement for CICS TS FP for Mobile Extentions
Other CICS Technical Exchanges
Support Technical Exchange Web page

Product Alias/Synonym

CICS/TS CICS TS CICS Transaction Server

Document information

More support for: CICS Transaction Server
Product Positioning

Software version: 4.2, 5.1

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: 7038636

Modified date: 25 July 2013

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