Set Up the ProgramEJB Project

Walks you through the process of creating the ProgramEJB solution and project for the BookDemo application.
Restriction: This topic applies only when the Enterprise Server feature is enabled.

Create the ProgramEJB 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 ProgramEJB

    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 ProgramEJB solution, showing the ProgramEJB project.

Add BookDemo demonstration files to the project

  1. Right-click the ProgramEJB 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\BookDemo folder.
  3. From the drop-down list, click All files (*.*), and then select the following files:
    • book.cbl
    • book-rec.cpy
    • bookfile.dat
    • bookfile.idx
  4. Click Add.

Save the ProgramEJB project

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