IMS DC Application Programming

IMS DC Application Programming


The course is designed for systems analysts and application programmers.


COBOL or PL/1 programming experience, as well as program edit and submission knowledge, are recommended.


2 to 3 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This course introduces the student to the concepts of data communication in IMS and covers the programming components necessary for coding on-line programs.

Upon completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Write a typical Message Processing Program.
  • Describe the differences in conversational programs.
  • Describe the useful facilities of IMS DC.
  • Write and test a simple PSB.
  • Use BTS to test an MPP.
  • Code and use simple MFS.

Course Content

Message flow and scheduling.
Programming to access Message Queues.
Introduction to MFS coding.
Conversational programs.
PSB coding.

NOTE: This course is commonly combined with IMS DB Application Programming and run over 5 days, please ask for more details.

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