This chapter describes the development processes and tools that are commonly used when applying the development and operations (DevOps) methodology. It includes a description of the new features in CICS Transaction Server V5.3 that support DevOps-style continuous delivery.
Here are some of the tools that are covered in the chapter:
•Integrated development environments (IDEs), such as Rational Developer for z Systems, CICS Explorer, and the CICS Configuration Manager plug-in
•Source control management (SCM) systems