Recommended Duration: 2 Days
Benefits: Students who complete this course will be able to use the Unicode and XML processing capabilities of the IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS and OS/390 compiler. This enables students to build routines to convert Web-originated XML transactions to classic COBOL data structure based transactions and back.
Audience: Experienced z/OS or OS/390 COBOL application programmers. Students should already be familiar with the LE COBOL compiler family and its capabilities. The course Enterprise COBOL Update, or equivalent knowledge is assumed.
Prerequisites: At the very least, the student entering this course should have a strong programming background in COBOL. The installation must be using the Enterprise COBOL compiler and have Unicode support services activated.
Related IBM Materials: This course is drawn from these and other IBM manuals; access to these publications in the classroom is desirable but not required:
SC27-1408 – COBOL Language Reference
SC27-1412 – COBOL Programming Guide