Enterprise Developer for Eclipse – Essentials (Free)

Welcome to Micro Focus Enterprise Developer – Eclipse Essentials. This course provides an introduction to using Micro Focus Enterprise Developer and aims to ensure you get the most out of the product.  

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  • 0: Introduction

    • Overview

    • Agenda

    • Product Overview

    • Course Structure

  • 1: Eclipse IDE Getting Started

    • Objectives

    • Eclipse Overview

    • Perspectives

    • Eclipse Workspace and Projects

    • Exercise - Creating a new Project and Workspace

    • Exercise - Populating the project

    • The Eclipse IDE in more detail

    • Options and Properties Changes

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 2: Editing COBOL, JCL and PL/I

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • COBOL Editing

    • Text Search/Replace

    • Regular Expressions

    • Further Editor Features

    • Enterprise Developer “Hot Keys"

    • Further Copybook features

    • COBOL Source Information

    • Code Analysis

    • Useful additional Editing Features

    • Recognizing COBOL source file names

    • JCL Editing

    • PL/I editing

    • Deleting a project

    • Summary

    • Exercises

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 3: Editing BMS

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Fields

    • Maps

    • Mapsets

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 4: Editing Data

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Sequential File editing

    • Alternative way to get to a data file

    • Indexed file editing

    • Summary

  • 5: Compiling

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Build Configuration

    • Build Actions

    • Compilation details

    • BMS Compiler Control

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 6: Executing Batch

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Execution Results

    • The Catalog

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 7: Executing CICS

    • Objectives

    • Executing the CICS application

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 8: Debugging - Batch

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Debugging

    • Debugging detail

    • Additional debugging features

    • Debug Configuration

    • Customizing the Debug Perspective

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 9: Debugging - CICS

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • The Server for CICS debugging

    • Debugging as before

    • Stopping debugging

    • Debug Configurations

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 10: File Types Supported

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • File Details

    • Converting Files

    • Converting File Character Set

    • Notes on Indexed files

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 11: Database Support

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Setting up the database

    • Setting up the Project and the Server

    • Testing the Project

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 12: Using the Open ESQL Assistant

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Creating a suitable Project

    • Summary

  • 13: Creating an IMS Environment

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • IMS start-up

    • Setting up the Project and the Server

    • Testing the Project

    • Debug Configuration

    • Loading the database

    • Editing the IMS database

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 14: Unit Testing Support

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Debugging

    • Location of Data Files

    • Run-time Diagnostics

    • Debugging Core dumps

    • Code coverage

    • Code Coverage Results

    • Profiler

    • Common Error messages

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 15: Creating a project

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Source Locations

    • Creating a new project

    • Populating the Project

    • Configuring the Project

    • Project Import and Export

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 16: Creating a new Unit Test Execution Region (or Server)

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Starting Eclipse

    • Creating the Server

    • Configuring the Server Part I

    • Configuring the Server for JCL and CICS

    • Executing and debugging JCL and CICS

    • Import and Export of Server

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 17: Automatic Server Creation

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Creating a suitable workspace

    • Creating and populating a JCL based Project

    • Creating and populating a CICS based Project

    • Summary

  • 18: Mainframe Integration

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Creating an empty project

    • Connecting to your Mainframe

    • Remote System View

    • The Team Developer Perspective

    • Using Mainframe Access to connect to the host

    • Summary

    • Further reading

  • 19: Remote Development

    • Introduction

    • Linux/UNIX Configuration

    • Windows Configuration

    • Testing that Linux/Unix and Windows are correctl...

    • Creating an Eclipse Remote Mainframe project

    • Using remote Copybook projects

    • Using Network File Systems (e.g. Samba)

    • Summary

  • 20: Rumba+

  • 21: CICS Web Services

    • Introduction

    • Getting to the Tutorials

    • Summary

  • 22: Course Summary

    • Summary

    • Other Micro Focus products and training

    • Legal Notices

  • 23: Appendix - Editing Data – Classic Data File Editor

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Editing Data

    • Record Layouts

    • Indexed Files

    • Indexed File Editing

    • Multiple Record Types

    • Data File Editor Options

    • New Data Files

    • Summary

    • Exercise - Convert a text file to an indexed fil...

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 24: Appendix - Other Features

  • Overview

    Welcome to Micro Focus Enterprise Developer – Eclipse Essentials. This course provides an introduction to using Micro Focus Enterprise Developer and aims to ensure you get the most out of the product. By using a series of supplied demonstration projects, online demos and offline exercises this course will show you how to edit, compile, debug and test mainframe applications using Enterprise Developer.

    The prime objectives of this course are to provide the mainframe developer with a practical working knowledge of how the development and testing of Mainframe Applications can be effectively used on the Workstation, using the Enterprise Developer for Eclipse development tools.

    A free 30 day trial Enterprise Developer product is available through the Azure marketplace. This is pre-installed and configured and allows you to get started with the training faster.

    For more information, check out the latest Enterprise Developer documentation.