Leveraging 3270 data within Web-based mashup applications
JohnFeller 110000RUW6 Tags:  web2.0 hats data mainframe 3270 green mashup jstart center 6,478 Views
I recently published an article on the developerWorks web site entitled Leveraging 3270 or 5250 data within Web-based mashup applications. It provides a guide to creating a 3270 feed with HATS and using the feed in IBM Mashup Center. There is also a video available which complements the article.
A lot of enterprise information exists in mainframe applications thatare currently accessed using 3270 or 5250 consoles. If this mainframedata could be available in a format that allows it to be easilycombined with other data, either within the enterprise or available onthe Internet, business users could have the ability to harness thisdata to help solve business issues using a feature-rich, modern browserinterface
So wouldn't it be great to have a way to take some of your legacy "green screen" 3270 mainframe applications such as
and convert that data into a data feed which can be used within a loan officer dashboard like the following:
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