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Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jul 27, 2021 1:42 PM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
This session - presented by Brice Small/IBM covers: Setting up/customizing and using the IDz/Git views to do DevOps-Git SCM-based development; Clone/Configure and Clone Git repositories Staging source Working with Branches Push/Pull/Merge/Commit
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jul 21, 2021 10:04 PM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Companion document to the Debug Module (9) in the Entry Level training. Slides on: Debug Terms & Concepts Batch setup Navigation & use cases CICS setup and usage Code Coverage
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jul 20, 2021 11:02 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
This session attempts to draw back the Java curtain, and explain the process, framework and Java patterns that are part of IDz's custom code review rules generation. Attempts are made at using COBOL and traditional mainframe programming analogies.
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jul 19, 2021 10:19 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
A spreadsheet done ~8 years ago, that captured results from 65 ISPF programmers doing COBOL work. There are a few (incomplete & dated) references to IDz/ADFz tools that map to tasks (at the time of the survey RDz v8 had just been GA'd) What this means is simply that there is additional functionality ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 29, 2021 11:15 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Those of us who've been through IBM IDz Entry-Level and experienced training may wonder why it is that, nearly every time you open IDz to do something you find something new in the product - something you didn't know about. Some menu option/action - Preference - Widget - "whatHaveYou". It's not you ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 29, 2021 9:28 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 22, 2021 10:16 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 21, 2021 10:29 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Assuming you are using IDz v14 or earlier - with IBM Data Studio installed and "shell-sharing" with IDz: 1. Connect to your mainframe/LPAR - and create a connection to DB2 2. Create an MVS Subproject and populate the subproject with DB2/Embedded SQL programs 3. Right click on the Subproject ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 7, 2021 11:05 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Assuming that you're using the LPEX Editor - follow the steps in this screen capture to set ISPF (=2 emulation) as the default for code and file editing work.
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 7, 2021 10:33 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
IDz provides a style of debug that displays programs, paragraphs and sections in graphical mode - mapping the execution flow in visual format (see screen capture). This is called "Visual Debugging" and it is enabled from the menu toolbar. Note that Visual Debugging opens a separate Debug Perspective, ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Jun 7, 2021 9:40 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Using Retrieve Data Set you can create a persistent list of specific file DSNs defined in your LPAR - with names matching a wild card pattern. This is very similar to ISPF 3.4 (DSLIST) - except that the file names persist in the Remote Systems tree control
Posted By Jonathan Sayles May 25, 2021 11:16 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
PDF that documents Reusable Code: Value How to For: Snippets Templates
Posted By Jonathan Sayles May 25, 2021 11:00 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
This presentation presents details IDz's two primary reusable code options: Snippets Templates The deep dive discussions, delves into: Terms/Concepts/Vocabulary Limitations The five main scenarios or use cases for Snippets and Templates 1. Miscellaneous Copy/Paste operations ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles May 18, 2021 11:39 AM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Menu Manager Introduction Terms and Concepts Vocabulary Workflow Working Examples
Posted By Jonathan Sayles May 4, 2021 12:30 PM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Debug: Online (CICS, or IMS TM) Batch For Assembler (HLASM and BAL): Seamless debugging of mixed language/cross platform applications Full access to: Address space/Storage locations Registers Interactive, source level debugging in IDz with program running on z/OS Display, ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles May 3, 2021 12:37 PM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Property Groups are XML files that configure IDz features & functions for use on your company’s LPAR and development environment Property Groups: Resolve access to specific datasets within your LPAR Customize IDz product DevOps features – for zUnit & Git access File Tailor JCL – for ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Apr 27, 2021 3:31 PM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
LPEX provides a high degree of smart-editing for JCL files: Colorized source: Labels in black Comments in green Keywords: JOB/EXEC/DD - maroon Parameters in blue Keywords that are incorrectly typed will be flagged when you move your cursor to the next source line An Outline ...
Posted By Jonathan Sayles Apr 27, 2021 3:26 PM
Found In Library: IBM Z DevOps Village
Fault Analyzer is a tool that helps you determine the cause of an application ABEND. It determines: What happened, How it happened In which program(s) – On which lines – Using which variables Accessing which Files …or… which Databases Fault Analyzer provides the necessary information ...