In this chapter, we consider the concept of componentization and how software components can be used to improve traditional CICS application development. We look at how some of the new features extend the benefits of Web services for ordinary applications. We also discuss how Web Services resources can be managed by CICS bundles.
8.1 CICS applications as components
Part of the value of Web services is the ability to reuse existing applications as building blocks within a wider context. The existing applications might be complicated ...