IBM Developer for z/OS (IDz)

IBM® Developer for z/OS® (IDz) is a modern, robust toolset for developing and maintaining IBM z/OS applications through the use of DevOps practices. It helps you deliver more, faster, with better quality and greater agility.
  • You have 6+ months of production z/OS work experience, using COBOL, PL/I or Assembler
  • You have some experience with a source management or version control tool:
  • CA-Endevor
  • Changeman
  • SCLM
  • ISPW
  • RTC
  • Subversion
  • “Home-Grown” source management tool
  • You have Windows/GUI skills:
  • Navigation
  • Create new files
  • copy/paste files & text within files
  • Some experience with Eclipse tooling is helpful
  • If you wish to do the hands-on labs, you must have access to a Git Repository with a command-line interface.
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
  • IDz/ZOD Terms, Concepts and Navigation
  • Graphical Git Tools – The IDz/ZOD Git Views
  • Editing Your COBOL Programs
  • Analyzing COBOL Programs
  • Remote Systems – Connect, Navigate and Search
  • Using eGit and DBB
  • Remote Systems – Dataset Access and Organization
  • Remote Systems – ISPF 3.x, Batch Jobs and Job Management
  • The Data Tools – SQL Code/Test and DB2 Table Access
  • Debugging z/OS COBOL Applications and Code Coverage
Optional Modules
  • Z Open Unit Test
  • Code Coverage – Deep Dive
  • Software Analyzer/Code Review – Application source quality standards
  • Menu Manager – Integrate ISPF REXX Execs and CLISTs
  • Reusable Code
  • Application Discovery (AD)

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