Course Description

z/OS Assembler Programming Part 2: Interfaces

Course Code: C-414
Recommended Duration: 3 Days


Students who complete this course will be able to write or maintain Assembler programs that: process or create variable length records; involve subroutine linkages; use dynamic serial linkages such as LINK, LOAD, DELETE, XCTL; use other system service routines.Students will also gain a solid basis for debugging and dump reading Assembler programs.


Experienced or beginning Assembler programmers needing to learn additional support, design, debugging, or maintenance skills.


This course is intended as a follow-on to course C410.

Related IBM Materials

This course is drawn from these IBM manuals; access to them in the classroom is required (via hardcopy, BookManager, etc.):

Assembler Services Guide
Assembler Services Reference
Using Data Sets
Macro Instructions for Data Sets
Program Management

Major Topics Include



There are eight hands-on exercises




Course Objectives
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