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z/OS: REXX Programming - Advanced
DURATION: 2 days

FEE: $1,190

Based upon a class size of six students.

Scheduling can be adjusted to employee work hours and incorporate client assignments.

There is a surcharge associated with training two or fewer students.


  • Programmer
  • System Analyst
  • IT Professional


    1. Data Stack and Queue
      • Use the following statements: NEWSTACK, DELSTACK, QUEUE, and PUSH.
      • Store information into a queue; empty the queue and store additional information.
      • Store information into a stack; empty the queue and store additional information.
    2. REXX Components in Non-TSO Address Space
      • Code a REXX program that executes in batch.
      • Run a REXX program in batch; the program will list all datasets owned by the supplied ID.
    3. General Dataset and File I/O Services EXECIO
      • Read and write a dataset.
      • Code the TSO commands to allocate a dataset, enter user supplied data, and write the data to the supplied dataset.
    4. Advanced Techniques
      • Code the SHVBLOCK structure used for creating a linked list of requests.
      • Given a program provided by the instructor, invoke a program from REXX.
    5. Programming with REXX
      • Create and display a Dialog Manager panel.
      • Allocate the dataset using the Dialog Manager Service.
      • Display a full panel that enters data and allows anyone to view the data.

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Effective February 27, 2012, the course dates listed on the SYS-ED schedules only will be available based upon approved and authorized user ID.

Copyright Acknowledgement: The software product(s) listed in this outline are owned and copyrighted by their respective companies. SYS-ED makes no representation regarding ownership in any of the software products that we train on.

SYS-ED courses are not intended for or open to the general public. They are intended for employees of Fortune 1000 companies, government municipalities, consulting companies, software, companies, healthcare providers. and mid-sized businesses. Individuals attending such courses will be required to execute a statement acknowledging that the employer will be paying for the SYS-ED course and that the employer has a licensed version of the software.