To convert a IMS transaction into a reusable code object which can be called from a custom, web-based application without touching code on the host.
The IMS transaction will be described by a COBOL copybook. You'll need to make a copy of this available to Task Builder. Using Task Builder, you can convert the copybook into a task, then generate the kind of task interface object needed for your development environment.
|If you want to generate session EJBs or J2EE resource adapters to deploy your task, skip step three in this How-to, then, once you've published your task to MCS, use the How to Provide Tasks in a J2EE App Server as the next step.|
This How-To assumes that you have installed Task Builder for IMS and have access to an MCS server, which has a Synapta Services Builder manager installed. Also, you'll need to have chosen an API and development environment.
Following are the main steps you need to complete for this How-To: