Tutorial: CICS Web Service Provider from JSON, Request-Response Bottom-up Method

Walks you through the steps required to expose an existing CICS COBOL application as a Web service described by a set of request and response JSON files.

In this tutorial, you use the bottom-up method to expose an existing CICS COBOL application, loanPaym, as a Web service. The loanPaym application accepts a principal amount, a loan term, and a rate as input values; then returns the calculated monthly loan payment.


Review the Assumptions and Before you begin a CICS Web services tutorial sections in the Tutorials: CICS Web Services topic to be sure you have your environment configured properly.


To complete this tutorial, progress through these topics in the order presented here. The bottom of each topic provides Next topic and Previous topic navigational links to help you proceed in the proper sequence: