JCL Tutorial will be useful for anyone, be in a student, a software Engineer or anyone who is serious towards mastering the JCL in Mainframe.
Also, This JCL Tutorial will be helpful for mainframe programmer to increase their level of expertise in JCL.
There are no prerequisites for this JCL tutorial. If you have prior knowledge on MVS operating system, COBOL programming or any other mainframe language, then it will help you to understand JCL better but this is not mandatory and you can still learn JCL easily without any prior understanding of any programming language.
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After completing the JCL tutorial, you will be able to:
Explain the basics of JCL.
Identify statements and parameters in JCL.
Define JCL Procedures, Symbols and others.
Describe the significance of GDG.
Explain JCL for batch applications.
Explain IBM utility concepts.
Implement the utilities for basic operations.
Topics covered in JCL Tutorial:
- JCL Introduction
- JCL Statement Structure
- JCL Positional Parameters
- JCL Keyword Parameters
- JCL Statements
- JCL JOB Statement
- JCL EXEC Statement
- JCL DD Statement
- JCL Libraries
- JCL Coding Concepts
- JCL Procedures
- JCL Conditional Processing
- JCL Defining Datasets Name
- JCL Input/Ouput Methods
- JCL Compile Process
- JCL Run COBOL Program
- JCL GDG
- JCL Utilities
- JCL DFSORT Utility
- JCL Examples