The Java CICS API
In this chapter, we give you a gentle introduction to Java programming in a CICS environment.
First, we discuss the difference between traditional CICS programming and using CICS services from Java. Then, we briefly introduce the main functional areas of the API with an in-depth discussion of each. Also, we show and explain some example code to help you get started.
6.1 Introduction to JCICS
There is one fundamental difference between using the CICS API from traditional languages, such as COBOL, PL/I, and C, and using it from ...