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IDz - Creating and Managing Applications using IDz


4 hours


This course introduces the programmer to the IBM Developer for z/OS (IDz) product describing its purpose and features, how it is installed, and access to resources on a host system.


Designed for application development personnel preparing to use IBM Developer for z/OS.


Completion of the IDz - IBM Developer for z/OS Basics or equivalent knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Applications can be developed using IDz
  • Applications are executed, tested and debugged using IDz
  • Db2, CICS, and IMS applications are developed under IDz

Course Content

Creating Applications

Using the Remote Systems View to build applications
Project-orientated application development
Steps to creating an application
Source Code Management (SCM) software and IDz

Testing and Debugging Applications

Simple application testing
Introducing ZUnit
Generating and executing ZUnit Test cases
Verifying ZUnit Test results
Importing test data to ZUnit
z/OS Debugger
The Debug Perspective
Controlling program execution and breakpoints
Viewing and modifying variables, registers, and memory
Code coverage

IDz with Db2, CICS, and IMS

Db2, CICS, and IMS editor features and wizards
Compiling and binding Db2, CICS, and IMS applications
Running SQL
Browse and edit Db2 tables
Diagram Tool
Creating and deploying Db2 stored procedures
CICS Explorer
Creating CICS BMS map sets
CICS BMS Map Editor
Creating IMS MFS definitions
IMS MFS Map Editor

IDz - Creating and Managing Applications Using IDz Mastery Test