TSO CLIST Programming in z/OS - Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course, the student, with the aid of the appropriate reference materials, should be able to:

  1. Describe the TSO environment, and describe the distinctions between TSO commands and CLIST statements
  2. Write CLISTs to accomplish useful functions
  3. Use TSO commands to work with datasets, either in native mode or in CLISTs
  4. Use CLIST statements to work with records in files
  5. Include Error and Attention routines in CLISTS
  6. Pass parameters and nest CLISTs
  7. Use subprocedures as a coding technique for CLISTs
  8. Use TSO and CLISTs to run programs in the Foreground or the Background (batch)
  9. Use TSO commands to send and receive datasets between users


These Materials © Copyright 2012 by Steven H. Comstock

Materials version: V2.x


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