Learn what it takes to enable Perl for z/OS
Understand how to develop ASCII C applications on z/OS.
A vibrant discussion Getting started on z/OS as a developer? Ever gone to a mainframe forum and asked a question, only to have some curmudgeon reply to RTFM, but they don't actually tell you which manual to read? z/OS can be daunting - it's HUGE. I've been working on z/OS for over 30 years and … Continue reading The Z Open Automation Utilities Community
Photo by israel palacio on Unsplash Background z/OS is incredibly powerful, especially in the myriad of ways you can work with your data on disk. Unfortunately, many of those methods are only available as 31-bit services, and often require that you fill in assembler control blocks that can be annoying in C. If you want to use a … Continue reading Metal z/OS: 64->31 C SVC99
Mike provides an end-to-end example of defining and using a VSAM database for a key/value store on z/OS using C/C++ and Z Open Automation Utilities.
Photo by Florian Berger on Unsplash z/OSMF has some very cool services. One that I just recently noticed was the API to read and update system variables (which you can think of as a service for managing key/value pairs). These services should not be confused with classic z/OS system symbols that you use in z/OS. … Continue reading z/OSMF from the z/OS cmd line
Thinking you might want to use Ansible to automate z/OS tasks but not sure how to start? Check out my blog.
Black Developers Matter: here is an important action you can take
This article explains how to securely download data from the web to z/OS
This article describes how a software developer can define their own zbrew package to make it easy for their customers to install and configure their software.