Set Up the ProgramSOAP Project

Walks you through the process of creating a Visual COBOL project for the ScheduleDemo demonstration application, and populating the project with demonstration files.
Restriction: This topic applies only when the Enterprise Server feature is enabled.

Create the ProgramSOAP project

  1. In Visual Studio, click File > New > Project.
  2. In the Create a new project dialog box, select COBOL from the Language drop-down list.
  3. In the two remaining drop-down lists, select Windows and Enterprise Server respectively.
  4. Select Enterprise Server Application.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Complete the Name and Location fields as follows:
    Name ProgramSOAP

    By default, this is the name of both the project and the solution.

    Location c:\tutorials\IMTK
  7. Check Place solution and project in the same directory.
  8. Click Create.

    Visual Studio opens the Solution Explorer for the ProgramSOAP solution, showing the ProgramSOAP project.

Add ScheduleDemo demonstration files to the project

  1. Right-click the ProgramSOAP project, and select Add > Existing Item from the context menu.
  2. Browse to the %PUBLIC%\Documents\Micro Focus\Visual COBOL\Samples\Interface Mapping Toolkit\ServiceInterfaces\ScheduleDemo directory.
  3. From the drop-down filter, select All files (*.*)
  4. On the list of files, select all except the Readme XML files, and then click Add.

Save the ProgramSOAP project

  • In the Solution Explorer, select the ProgramSOAP project, and then click File > Save ProgramSOAP on the Visual Studio main menu.