This course is particularly suitable for technical personnel who need to write, correct or maintain COBOL applications in a z/OS environment, where Compuware's Xpediter is the installed debug/testing toolset.
A basic understanding of z/OS, JCL, TSO/ISPF and the CICS environment is desirable.
1 day. Hands on.
This course is available on site only. Please call for details.
This highly practical course introduces Xpediter, its requirements and features in a structured way. Succinct classroom lectures link extensive machine based exercises to reinforce the learning process.
Preparing for Xpediter
Structure of an Xpediter execution.
Libraries and Datasets
Unattended Batch mode.
Interactive mode of execution.
Use with CICS, IMS and DB2.
Compiling the program.
Modifying compilation options.
Preparing the allocation list for batch execution.
Invoking Xpediter .
Supplying run time parameter values.
Connecting to a CICS region.
Viewing and setting PF keys.
Displaying the contents of data fields.
Using MONITOR and REVERSE commands.
Setting breakpoints before and after executing statements.
Using COUNT to determine which lines were not executed during a test run.
INSERT Xpediter commands.
Keeping data fields and their values on the screen.
Modifying data values.
Using Xpediter with CICS
XPED and XPRT.
Displaying the CICS program storage areas.
File utility primary commands and line commands.
Viewing and modifying CICS resources and tables.
DB2 Easy Query menu.