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Colin Pearce, Bank of America
Colin has been an MVS and CICS Systems Programmer for 30 years and has been teaching for over 20 years. He has written a number of MVS and CICS courses and has given them in many different parts of the world. Colin has spent the majority of his career working within the banking environment. He has worked in England, South Africa, Qatar, Australia, and now Singapore.

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Date: Tuesday 13 May 2014
Time: 10:30am CDT, 16:30 BST
Title: CICS Transaction Debugging
Presenter: Colin Pearce, Bank of America
Abstract: I will be discussing and presenting details of how to debug a Program Check (ASRA) within the CICS environment. I will discuss how to debug when a Mainline program suffers a Program Check and in addition, when a program that has linked to a sub program and it program checks.
I will be detailing the major control blocks and linkage conventions. I will present the methodologies for debugging an ASRA abend.
I will discuss a Data Exception and Protection Exception and how these are detected and ways in which to recognise and overcome these abends.

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Copies of earlier presentations as PDFs are also available:

  • Click here for Inderpal Singh's "CICS is ready for mobile, are you ready?".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Don Spoerke's "Kick your Mainframe into High Gear: Access and Use Mainframe Data with Mobile, Web, and Business Intelligence Applications".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Mary Abdill's "Programming with CICS TS Channels and Containers".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Stephen Mitchell's "Creating Modern CICS Web Applications by Exploiting Open Source Javascript Libraries".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Satish Tanna's "Extracting optimum performance out of CICS".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Alexander's "Integrating Life-Comm, Life/70, or other CICS resident insurance and annuity applications with distributed applications utilizing the ACORD standard".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Reuben Andrews' "No more Cold Start surprises - how Deployment Analysis in IBM CICS Configuration Manager for z/OS saves your bacon".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Nick Garrod and Ted Caffarelli's 'CICS V5.1 - Portfolio Update'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Colin Pearce's 'CICS security'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Don Spoerke's 'Success paths for integrating CICS with new technologies'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Ezriel Gross's 'CICS introduction to Web services for the system programmer'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Stephen Mitchell's 'Utilizing the Dojo Toolkit for Web browser-driven applications from CICS'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's 'Analyzing CICS function shipping applications using Transaction Analysis Workbench'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Andrew Smithson's 'CICS Transaction Gateway V8'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Eugene S Hudders' 'CICS TS Performance ― Tuning LSR Pools'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Charles Jones's 'CICS TS 4.2: Leveraging event processing and high-performance Java'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jeff Geminder's 'Cross-enterprise application performance monitoring and CICS-specific drill-down: approaches to finding the performance problem needle in the heterogeneous haystack'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Jim Martin's 'Solving the problem when CICS isn't the cause'.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.

 

Future Virtual Meetings:

Date: 8 July 2014
Time: 10:30am Central Daylight Time
Title: CICS Web Services as a Provider and Requestor
Presenter: Ezriel Gross

We welcome input from Virtual CICS members about topics they would like to see presented at future virtual meetings. E-mail your ideas to me at trevor@itech-ed.com