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TSO REXX Programming
in z/OS

Recommended Duration:
5 Days
Version
TSO/E REXX
Benefits
Students who complete this course will be able to accomplish work using native TSO commands and the powerful REXX capability of TSO. REXX execs are developed that can be immediately useful in day-to-day work.
Audience
Students who complete this course will be able to
accomplish work using native TSO commands and the powerful REXX capability of TSO. REXX
execs are developed that can be immediately useful in day-to-day work.
Prerequisites
The student entering this course should have 3 months recent experience using the ISPF/PDF text editor to insert, delete, change, define and copy lines and should be able to code JCL to run simple batch jobs or have completed the "TSO/ISPF on z/OS " and "z/OS JCL and Utilities" courses within the last 12 months. Programming background is strongly recommended.
Major Topics
  • The Terminal Monitor Program (TMP)
  • TSO Commands
  • REXX Statements
  • REXX Built-in functions
  • Debugging and TRACE
  • Stacks and Buffers
  • File I/O using EXECIO
  • Compound Symbols
  • Error Handling
  • Subroutines
  • Running execs in background
  • Running programs in foreground and background
  • The REXX Compiler
  • Level 2 REXX
  • Transmit / receive
Exercises
There are fourteen standard machine exercises, and two optional machine exercises.