In this chapter, we provide a series of COBOL samples to demonstrate calling Web services from a CICS transaction. We show how COBOL programs can be written to handle several different XML constructs that can be found in a Web Services Description Language (WSDL) file. In particular, we demonstrate the use of the following:
•The <any> tag
•The <choice> tag
•The minOccurs and maxOccurs tags
•OCCURS DEPENDING as a Web Service Provider
The development strategy for all of the examples included in this chapter has been ...