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IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js features

Code using the popular Node.js framework

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Use the full JavaScript runtime, server-side APIs, and libraries to efficiently build high performance, highly scalable network applications. In the 2021 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, JavaScript is listed for the ninth year in a row as the most commonly used programming language and Node.js ranks as the sixth most popular technology.

Coding made easy with the node package manager (npm)

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Accelerate application delivery with the popular node package manager (npm), which provides developers access to share and re-use over one million community Node.js modules, such as Express and Loopback.

CICS support

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IBM Open Enterprise SDK for Node.js can be hosted and managed by IBM CICS® Transaction Server as part of a CICS bundle while exploiting locally-optimized transport for calling CICS services.

Access your z/OS data

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Node.js provides connectivity to all critical assets including VSAM, Db2®, RACF/SAF, IMS® via z/OS® Connect EE and more.

A powerful open-source JavaScript engine that compiles JavaScript source to the latest z/Architecture® instructions for optimal performance.

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Technical details

Software requirements

  • z/OS 2.5 (5650-ZOS)
  • z/OS 2.4 (5650-ZOS)
  • z/OS 2.3 (5650-ZOS) (supports version 12 and 14 only)
  • z/OS 2.2 (5650-ZOS) (supports version 12 only)

Hardware requirements

  • IBM z15™
  • IBM z14®, IBM z14 Model ZR1 (z14 ZR1)
  • IBM z13®, IBM z13s®
  • IBM zEnterprise® EC12, IBM zEnterprise BC12 (supports z/OS 2.4 only)
  • IBM zEnterprise 196/114 (supports version 12 only)