Course Description

Developing Dialog Manager Applications in z/OS

Course Code: A-810
Recommended Duration: 5 Days


Students who complete this course will be able to build and maintain applications based on IBM's z/OS Dialog Manager (ISPF).


Applications and systems programmers, who need to know how to create, maintain, and support Dialog Manager applications.


At the very least, the student entering this course should have experience in using ISPF/PDF, especially the editor, and in coding either TSO REXX execs or TSO CLISTs.

Related IBM Materials

This course is drawn from these and other IBM manuals; access to these publications in the classroom is desirable but not required:

SC34-4822 - ISPF User's Guide, Vol. 1
SC34-4823 - ISPF User's Guide, Vol. 2
SC34-4821 - Dialog Developer's Guide and Reference
SC34-4819 - ISPF Services Guide

Tutorial: What Is Dialog Manager?

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There are 15 standard and one optional hands-on exercises.


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