Translated documentation

Some of the CICS® product documentation is available into national languages other than English: Brazilian Portuguese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Spanish. This section lists the parts of the documentation that are provided in each of these languages.

The online information can be viewed in IBM® Knowledge Center. The PDF manuals are available for download without charge from IBM Publications Center. Updates to information between releases of CICS products are normally made in English. For the most up-to-date information, see the IBM Knowledge Center. For translated documentation for end-of-service versions of CICS TS, see End-of-service documentation.

Brazilian Portuguese

Publication CICS TS for z/OS® V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What documentation is available? Online -
Installing Online -
Upgrading Online Online
What's new Online Online
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 3.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 3.2 (PDF) See Upgrading V5.2
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 4.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 4.2 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 5.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -

German

Publication CICS TS for z/OS V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What documentation is available? Online Online
Installing Online -
Upgrading Online -
What's new Online -

Italian

Publication CICS TS for z/OS V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What documentation is available? Online Online
Installing Online -
Upgrading Online -
What's New Online -

Japanese

Publication CICS TS for z/OS V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What documentation is available? Online Online
Developing applications Online Online
Getting started Online Online
Installing Online Online
Improving performance Online Online
Upgrading Online Online
What's new Online Online
Application Programming Guide (PDF) V5.3 -
Application Programming Reference (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
CICSPlex® SM Concepts and Planning (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
CICSPlex SM Web User Interface Guide (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
Installation Guide (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
Intercommunication Guide (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
Internet Guide (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
Java™ Applications in CICS (PDF) V5.3 -
Performance Guide (PDF) V5.3 -
Release Guide (PDF) See What's New See What's New
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 3.1 (PDF) See Upgrading V5.2
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 3.2 (PDF) See Upgrading V5.2
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 4.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 4.2 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 5.1 (PDF) See Upgrading V5.2

Korean

Publication CICS TS for z/OS V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What's new Online Online
Application Programming Guide (PDF) V5.3 -
Java Applications in CICS(PDF) V5.3 V5.2
Web Services Guide V5.3 -

Simplified Chinese

Publication CICS TS for z/OS V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What documentation is available? Online Online
Getting started Online Online
Installing Online Online
What's new Online Online
Installation Guide (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
Internet Guide (PDF) V5.3 V5.2
What's New (PDF) V5.3 V5.2

Spanish

Publication CICS TS for z/OS V5.3 CICS TS for z/OS V5.2
What documentation is available? Online Online
Installing Online -
Upgrading Online -
What's new Online -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 3.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 3.2 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 4.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 4.2 (PDF) See Upgrading -
Upgrading from CICS TS Version 5.1 (PDF) See Upgrading -