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New Ways of Running Batch Applications on z/OS: Volume 1 CICS Transaction Server by Elsie Ramos, Alex Louwe Kooijmans, Daniel Millwood

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End-to-end development scenario
In this chapter, we use a simple scenario to review the development steps to create, deploy, and test a batch application running in CICS.
5.1 Description of scenario
In our scenario, the bank account details are held in a CICS managed VSAM non-RLS file. A batch job needs to be run to create a PDF document for each customer, which contains the customer’s current balance.
To achieve this, we create a batch program that does the following processing for each account record:
1. Read the account record from the bank ...

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