Connecting from Groovy to CICS using the CICS Transaction Gateway

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Simon Knights and Russell Wilson

Date archived: January 3, 2017 | First published: October 27, 2010

This article shows you how to use modern agile scripting languages to increase your productivity when writing applications to access CICS data. It demonstrates how quickly you can write a standalone GUI front end to CICS transactions by combining the Groovy programming language and the plain old Java object (POJO) interface provided by CICS Transaction Gateway (CICS TG). The article provides a simple example in which you create a GUI utility that lets systems administrators validate connectivity with CICS TG and back-end CICS systems.

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