Find technical developer content and resources for IBM® Rational® Host Access Transformation Services.
Try the latest version of HATS which helps you create web, portal, mobile, and rich client applications that provide an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI) for your character-based 3270 and 5250 host applications. More >
- Test terminal-based applications automatically with Rational Functional Tester
The IBM Rational Functional Tester Extension for Terminal-based Applications helps you create test scripts to automate host application test cases. This article explains how to use this tool, so you can make terminal-based application testing not only easier but automatic.
- An introduction to HATS mobile device support
This article summarizes the support provided by IBM Rational Host Access Transformation Services (HATS) that allows access to character-based 3270 and 5250 host applications from mobile devices, such as cellular phones, data collection terminals, and personal digital assistants (PDAs). The author assumes that readers have a working knowledge of HATS capabilities and application development tasks.
- Use EGL Rich UI and HATS to integrate green-screen applications in your SOA
This article summarizes the Enterprise Generation Language Rich User Interface (EGL Rich UI) support provided in IBM's EGL tooling products; Rational Developer for System z with EGL, Rational Developer for i for SOA Construction, and Rational Business Developer, in combination with Rational Host Access Transformation Services (HATS). Using these solutions you can quickly and easily create Web applications to access business logic and transactions contained within character-based 3270 and 5250 applications in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment..
- Leveraging 3270 or 5250 data within Web-based mashup applications
Learn how to extract 3270 or 5250 data using IBM Rational Host Access Transformation Services, which can then be formed into an Atom data feed. This data feed can be utilized by IBM Mashup Center to consolidate with other data sources to create a new situational application for business users. We present an example of extracting data from a 3270 financial application, creating an Atom feed, cataloging that feed, and using that data to create an information dashboard for a loan officer.