Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
Automation of data entry using Rexx in mainframe CICS screen

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CLIST & REXX
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
zingy.rajeev

New User


Joined: 09 Dec 2010
Posts: 3
Location: pune

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:13 pm    Post subject: Automation of data entry using Rexx in mainframe CICS screen
Reply with quote

Hi All,
My requirement is to automate the testing of Mainframe CICS application using REXX . Rexx will be used for providing the Data to CICS screen for testing purposes. Can any one tell me if this is possible?
_________________
Rajeev kumar
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7315

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Automation of data entry using Rexx in mainframe CICS screen
Reply with quote

If it is already your requirement, I don't see how possible or not comes into it. You can't mean your company routinely givesout impossible requirements, that would be silly.

However, unless you can imagine how Rexx can sit in the user's chair and type, you are not going to get it.

You need a non-Mainframe Rexx which you use as a macro language for your emulator. Simple.

If you were not aware of this, you need to spend time understanding the relevant differences between a Mainframe running CICS and you typing at your desk.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Robert Sample

Global Moderator


Joined: 06 Jun 2008
Posts: 8154
Location: East Dubuque, Illinois, USA

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:33 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

There are automated testing tools on the market., even for CICS Your company would be much better served by acquiring one of these rather than attempting to develop your own. Depending upon how elaborate the "requirement" is, tool acquisition could wind up being cheaper than developing one.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Terry Heinze

JCL Moderator


Joined: 14 Jul 2008
Posts: 1249
Location: Richfield, MN, USA

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:44 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Rajeev,
Please do not post the same question in multiple forums.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Rohit Umarjikar

Senior Member


Joined: 21 Sep 2010
Posts: 1788
Location: NY,USA

PostPosted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:31 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Why REXX and make more efforts and complicate things, as others asked, do you not have any of the automation software that is invented to do such type of work? I have seen QTP used at my place. refer these earlier posts and see if they hint you.
http://ibmmainframes.com/about29417.html
http://ibmmainframes.com/about57887.html
http://ibmmainframes.com/about30639.html
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> CLIST & REXX All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts ejck thru rexx to multiple jobs insid... Susanta All Other Mainframe Topics 5 Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:39 pm
No new posts FUSE - IBM MQ - CICS integration error Kevin Vaz CICS 1 Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:31 pm
This topic is locked: you cannot edit posts or make replies. Extract all "IF" Statements... Adarsh Damodaran CLIST & REXX 1 Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:28 am
No new posts Creating ISPF Screens with Scrname vi... Albireo20 TSO/ISPF 9 Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:24 pm
No new posts How to Run Rexx Macro? Kalaivignesh CLIST & REXX 5 Fri Sep 01, 2017 9:08 pm

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us