Developer: My Application Uses PL/I

  1. Configure Visual Studio for PL/I development.

    The default settings in Enterprise Developer are settings aimed at Mainframe Subsystem Application development. You can check and fine-tune them as follows:

    • Directives scanning of files added to the project - find more info about the PL/I file scanning preferences.
    • Editor productivity and colorization - check the preferences for PL/I.
  2. Create a Mainframe Subsystem Application project for PL/I.
  3. Add your source files - see how here.
  4. Configure the project's properties - click here.
  5. Edit your source files - see some tips.
  6. Build your application.
  7. Debug your application - Enterprise Developer comes with a testing environment for applications that run in Enterprise Server.

Further, to get familiar with the process of developing PL/I applications in Enterprise Developer, Micro Focus recommends that you check the following: