Objective: As your company’s newest IBM z/VSE application programmer, you are asked to create new programs to run on z/VSE. Doing so requires you to know how to compile, link, and run a program.
After completing this chapter, you will be able to perform the following activities:
•Explain the purpose of a compiler.
•Compile a source program.
•Create executable code from a compiled program.
•Explain the difference between an object deck and a phase.
•Run a program on z/VSE.