CICS Data Processing

CICS Commands Coding CICS Symbolic Map Variables

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CICS environment is nothing but real time processing environment.

Data in the CICS environment will be processed when ever user enters the data.

User can enter the data in the CICS environment in two ways to process.

The two ways are specified below to enter data which is used to communicate through the program.

1. MAPS.

2. Transaction triggering.


MAPS:

MAPS is one of the communication interfaces between the CICS and User.

MAP is nothing but the screen which is designed in such away to enter the data by the user.

MAP contains fields which are used to enter the data by the user and to display the data after the processing completed.

MAPs are added to the MAPSET and MAPSET contains different MAPs added.

MAPs topic can be explained in detail here.

Transaction triggering:

By triggering transaction in CICS environment will initiate the program execution linked to the perticular transaction.

If data passed when triggerring transaction in CICS environment as a commarea can be processed in the program.

The transaction triggering in CICS environement can be done in several ways.

Transaction triggering can be explained in detail here.


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CICS Commands Coding CICS Symbolic Map Variables

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