logo

Home | About us | Meetings | Resources | Articles | Listserv | Register | Contact us | News | Tools | Services


Meetings »

Next Virtual Meetings:

CreativeDataMovers' Mary Abdill
Mary has been developing and teaching the development of mainframe applications for many decades. Topics range from COBOL, CICS, DB2, and IMS to REXX, Assembler, PL/I, JCL and utilities, etc. She also develops and teaches Java and Web application development. Her specialty is extended bootcamps, teaching application development for mainframe or for Java and Web development. For details, see her Web site at www.CreativeDataMovers.com.

×

Date: Tuesday 7 July 2015
Time: 10:30am CDT, 16:30 BST
Title: Getting Back to Basics
Presenter: CreativeDataMovers' Mary Abdill
Abstract: Designing the flow of control - choosing when to CALL vs LINK vs START vs XCTL, etc
Designing CICS programs that are easily converted to Web services
Designing a CICS program to handle MQ messages
Passing data between CICS programs - choices, pros and cons
Considerations when passing data between Java Web programs
How to design a COMMAREA (or Channel/container) that works; for example, what goes into it, and how to keep from losing its contents.

Register for webinarClick here to register for this webinar or scan the barcode.
Webinar ID: 108-623-067

Copies of earlier presentations as PDFs are also available:

  • Click here for Eugene Hudders' "CICS Tuning 101".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin and Ezriel Gross's "When Bad Things Happen to Good Transactions: Analyzing Transaction Problems on System z".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Matthew Webster's "Five Compelling Reasons for Creating a CICS Cloud".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Wilhelm Mild's "CICS Goes Mobile: Mobile Connectivity Architectures and Design Alternatives for System z".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for James Martin's "Transaction Analysis Workbench for System z Version 1.2: See the big picture from end-to-end".
    Click here for some additional scenarios.
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Ezriel Gross's "CICS Web Services as a Provider and Requestor".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • Click here for Colin Pearce's "CICS Transaction Debugging".
    NEW: You can listen again to the whole of this meeting here.
  • 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 September 2015
Time: 10:30am Central Daylight Time
Title: Devops and CICS
Presenter: Keith Allen, IBM

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