IBM CICS Transaction Server and WebSphere Application Server Feature Packs for Dynamic Scripting

CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS® and WebSphere® Application Server for Multiplatforms will deliver Feature Packs for Dynamic Scripting, enabling IT professionals and lines of business developers to leverage the agility benefits of dynamic scripting languages to address less-critical situational applications.

The Feature Packs for Dynamic Scripting from CICS and WebSphere Application Server can be used to develop and deploy lightweight situational applications that meet personal, departmental, project, and team requirements. For example, the Feature Packs:

  • Leverage dynamic scripting with PHP and Groovy to quickly address application requirements
  • Incorporate WebSphere sMash technology to provide a Web 2.0-oriented programming model for exposing data through RESTful Web services and Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX)
  • Includes PHP and Groovy scripting run times
  • Includes the Dojo toolkit for creating rich Web clients with AJAX
  • Incorporates the WebSphere sMash programming model, including the built-in Zero Resource Model (ZRM) that provides a simplified way to create RESTful resource handlers to store, maintain, and display situational data
  • Enables reports, dashboards, and widgets to be created
  • Can be used to help in the creation of productivity applications
  • Can be used to quickly prototype and evolve new business ideas, based on continuous customer feedback
  • Can help to improve business agility by developing applications that do not yet justify their own budget for development
     

IBM CICS Transaction Server and WebSphere Application Server Feature Packs for Dynamic Scripting