Enterprise Developer for Visual Studio Essentials (Free)

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 using Enterprise Developer.

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  • 0: Course Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Overview

    • Agenda

    • Product Overview

    • Demo differences

    • Sample Application

    • Potential Installation issues

  • 1: Visual Studio IDE Getting Started

    • Introduction

    • Visual Studio Solutions and Projects

    • Pre-configured application

    • Studio Options and Project Properties

    • Project Creation

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 2a: Editing COBOL and JCL

    • Introduction

    • COBOL Editing

    • COBOL Source Information

    • Code Analysis

    • Additional Features

    • Using Templates

    • JCL Editing

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 2b: Editing BMS

    • Introduction

    • BMS Screen Painter Overview

    • Creating a new Map

    • Creating a new Mapset

    • Testing a BMS Map

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 2d: Editing Data – Data Record Editor

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Sequential File editing

    • Alternative way to get to a data file

    • Indexed file editing

    • Summary

  • 3: Compiling

    • Introduction

    • Build Actions

    • COBOL Compiler Control

    • BMS Compiler Control

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 4a: Executing Batch

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • The Server for JCL execution

    • Executing JCL

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 4b: Executing CICS

    • Introduction

    • The Server for CICS execution

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 5a: Debugging - Batch

    • Introduction

    • The Server for JCL debugging

    • Debugging detail

    • The call stack

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 5b: Debugging - CICS

    • Introduction

    • The Server for CICS debugging

    • Stopping debugging

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 6: File Types Supported

    • Introduction

    • File Details

    • Converting Files

    • Converting File Character Set

    • Notes on Indexed files

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 7: Creating a New Project

    • Introduction

    • Source Locations

    • Creating a new project

    • Populating a project

    • Executing JCL or CICS

    • Configuring the Project

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 8: Creating a New Unit Test Execution Region

    • Introduction

    • Manually create additional folders

    • Starting Visual Studio

    • Creating the Server

    • Starting the new server

    • Submitting the job

    • Debugging the Batch COBOL

    • CICS Execution and Debugging

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 9: Unit Testing Support

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Debugging

    • Location of files

    • Run-time Diagnostics

    • Debugging Core dumps

    • Forcing a run-time error

    • Code Coverage

    • Profiler

    • Common Error messages and their meaning

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 9a: Automatic Server Creation

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Creating a suitable batch project

    • Creating a suitable CICS based Project

    • Summary

  • 10: Database Support

    • Introduction

    • Setting up the database

    • Setting up the Project and the Server

    • Testing the Project

    • Debugging both JCL and CICS

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 10a: Using the Open ESQL Assistant

    • Introduction

    • Creating a suitable Project

    • Summary

  • 11: Creating an IMS Environment

    • Introduction

    • IMS startup

    • Setting up the Project and the Server

    • Testing the Project

    • Editing the IMS database

    • Further features

    • Summary

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • 12: Rumba+

  • 13: Enterprise Developer – Training Course Summary

    • Summary

    • Enterprise Developer Variants

    • Integrated Development Environment choice

    • Feedback and Further Information

  • 14: Enterprise Developer – Training Course

    • Summary

    • Feedback and Further Information

  • 15: Editing Data

    • Objectives

    • Introduction

    • Editing functions for sequential files

    • Defining record layouts

    • Indexed file editing

    • Defining record layouts for multiple record type...

    • Data file Editor Options

    • Creating a new data file

    • Summary

    • Exercise

    • Test Your Knowledge Questions

    • Test Your Knowledge Answers

  • Introduction

    Welcome to Micro Focus Enterprise Developer – Visual Studio 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.

    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.