Mainframe software directory - Application Development

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Application Development Software

IBM Asset Transformation Workbench
Company:
IBM
With the move to service-oriented architecture (SOA) many businesses are looking for ways to reuse their existing System z assets. IBM Asset Transformation Workbench V2.1 can help drive down the cost and can help accelerate the transformation, reuse, and maintenance of many business-critical enterprise applications running on IBM System z mainframes.

ISPF Productivity Tool
Company:
IBM
The IBM ISPF Productivity Tool integrates enhanced functionality into the standard ISPF functions of: browse, edit, view, member list and data set lists.

ISPF/VSAM Utility
Company:
MacKinney
ISPF/VSAM Utility provides on-line access (through ISPF) to the most often used VSAM manipulation normally done with IDCAMS batch processing. It was designed primarily for the use of applications and systems programmers. IVU provides VSAM manipulation by editing and browsing of VSAM and NON-VSAM files with no LRECL or file size restrictions.

ISPW
Company:
Compuware
ISPW is a DB2-based all-in-one eSCM product that manages z/OS and open systems applications in one seamless solution. ISPW has a z/OS based server, and three thin client interfaces: a traditional 3270 interface for mainframe developers, a Browser interface for supervisors and approvers, and a GUI interface based on the Eclipse open source framework. User friendliness and productivity are ISPW strengths, along with a unique tools integration capability.

Kwik-Key/Kwik-Load
Company:
MacKinney
Loads base cluster and builds multiple alternate indexes at the same time. Reduces CPU time, EXCPs, and elapsed time to reorg VSAM datasets and rebuild AIX.

Launch Express
Company:
Relational Architects International
Launch Express for ISPF is a complete solution and methodology for ISPF application management. It can reduce LOGON CPU and elapsed times by as much as 90% and dramatically simplify LOGON procedure maintenance. Launch Express lets you run any ISPF application dynamically and enables access to multiple DB2 subsystems within a single ISPF session.

M4Explorer
Company:
Macro 4
M4Explorer provides an enhanced and more productive application tracing experience. It is particularly useful for the less experienced programmer who is most accustomed to working with high-level languages.

MANTIS
Company:
Cincom
An extremely effective tool for prototyping, MANTIS is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) system that can be used for all online development. Interactive facilities make it easy for analysts and end-users to create and refine screen design report layouts, data requirements and all interactive, online documents and help screens.

Mathematical Acceleration Subsystem
Company:
IBM
Mathematical Acceleration Subsystem (MASS) consists of libraries of tuned mathematical intrinsic functions, available in versions for the AIX® and Linux® platforms.

Matrix
Company:
Exspans Systems Inc.
Matrix Enables applications developers to use the full power of OS/390 and z/OS. An applications API enables dataspaces, cross systems communications, large scale data sharing, table management and cross systems event control.

Merge Tool for z/OS and OS/390
Company:
IBM
IBM Merge Tool for z/OS and OS/390 provides a variety of tools to perform merge tasks

METAMON Attach2
Company:
Cue-Metamon, LLC
Executed through JCL and runs on an initiator with an interactive interface. Will process listings automatically from any source management tool. Provides step-through processing with executed statement details also being logged for off-line analysis / evidence. Main interactive features: Single step, multiple step and auto-step. Point-and-shoot for variable display and other functions. Step through called programs. Edit data. Force logic branches. Re-execute statements.

METAMON Discover
Company:
Cue-Metamon, LLC
If you want to see that new code is properly tested, you need to see evidence of the execution of that code. With METAMON Discover, simply run your CICS transaction or batch job as you would for normal testing, single cycle or multiple cycles. Concise reporting shows overall coverage, and detail of what was executed and not executed.

METAMON Interactive for TSO
Company:
Cue-Metamon, LLC
Step Through Debugging in the OS 390, z/OS environments for COBOL and Assembler

METAMON Power Tools
Company:
Cue-Metamon, LLC
Productivity tools for te CICs Application Programmer. The Power Tools are a result of combining the versatility of the Information Console with the raw data capture ability of the Event Recorder.

METAMON Prime
Company:
Cue-Metamon, LLC
Executed through a TSO command or TSO menu option. Interprets JCL to build a dynamic runtime environment. No initiator, runs in TSO foreground only. Interactive processing identical to METAMON Attach2

Micro Focus Mainframe Express® Enterprise Edition
Company:
Micro Focus
Micro Focus mainframe development products provide a highly-integrated Windows-based platform for the development of applications for execution on z/OS or OS/390.

Migration Utility for z/OS (CA Easytrieve to IBM COBOL)
Company:
IBM
The IBM Migration Utility for z/OS Converts CA-Easytrieve® and CA-Easytrieve Plus programs into standard IBM COBOL programs

MKS Portfolios
Company:
MKS
An active inventory of applications and projects of all relevant tasks and artifacts of both new development projects and application maintenance activities

MKS Requirements
Company:
MKS
The only requirements management solution available today built as an extension of the application lifecycle, enabling traceability through every stage of the software development process and ensuring collaboration between software development and business users.

MVS/Quick-Ref
Company:
Chicago-Soft
MVS/Quick-Ref is Chicago-Soft's ""pop-up"" quick reference aid for ISPF and ROSCOE/ETSO users under the MVS operating system. The term ""pop-up"" in this context refers to MVS/Quick-Ref's ability to ""pop-up"" over the active ISPF application, give you a quick answer to an MVS-related question, then go away without affecting the active ISPF application.

Natural
Company:
Software AG
Natural 2006 is designed to provide you with a significant return on your IT infrastructure investment, based on powerful new tools that enable SOA, Web services, open source development environments and AJAX-based rich Internet applications. It offers significant enhancements, from support for a SOA to seamless integration of Natural applications with Java and .NET applications. And, it also provides a single Eclipse-based development environment for Natural and Java, as well as the ability to build rich Internet applications with no back-end coding.

OLR
Company:
Ubiquity
The OLR API is an application development tool for integrating note and document processing into CICS applications

PEngiBATTM
Company:
Foundation Software
PEngiBATTM is a software development tool specifically designed for the development of Batch COBOL applications. PEngiBAT is not a replacement of COBOL, but, rather, it is an extension of COBOL. It incorporates features that eliminate the tedious and time consuming tasks of standard COBOL Programming. PEngiBAT is so effective that it will at least triple the productivity of your COBOL programmers.

PEngiCCLTM
Company:
Foundation Software
PEngiCCLTM (Common Conditional Language) is a COBOL macro language that is used to develop COBOL Functions (EXECs). EXECs are embedded in the COBOL program as High Level Commands with overriding parameters. The source is run through a translator that expands code from the embedded EXECs, plus the native COBOL.

PEngiEZTTM
Company:
Foundation Software
PEngiEZTTM is a translator which converts Easytrieve Plus programs to IBM Mainframe COBOLII/S390 or PEngiBAT. Its primary objective is to provide the ability to run Easytrieve Plus programs in COBOL mode, eliminating the Easytrieve Plus cost and inefficiencies. PEngiEZT is the perfect solution when migrating to platforms which do not support Easytrieve Plus.

PIE/REXX for z/OS
Company:
UNICOM Systems
Rapid application development for REXX. PIE/REXX is a high-level programming language integrated with PIE/CICS. You can write REXX programs that interface with both PIE/CICS and CICS. PIE/REXX programs can extend the capability of your PIE/CICS system.

PL/1
Company:
IBM
The PL/1 programming language - now you get consistent interlanguage communication, common services, and common functions, which help extend the useful life of existing applications

QJB2CBL Language Conversion Program
Company:
GSF Software
Translate QuickJob (Vision:Report) source programs to COBOL.

REXX Language eXtensions for rapid application development
Company:
Relational Architects International
RLX designates a family of REXX Language Xtensions that endow REXX with additional capabilities. Together they make REXX a viable replacement for compiled host languages so you can 'Do it all in REXX.'

REXX Language eXtensions for z/OS, OS/390 and MVS
Company:
Relational Architects International
RLX/VSAM provides a simple and intuitive VSAM interface that's native to REXX. It supports all read, write and delete operations on VSAM ESDS, KSDS and RRDS files -- on a record and control interval basis. It also supports control interval processing of VSAM linear datasets. RLX/VSAM is modeled after the DFP macro interface so programmers familiar with VSAM coding conventions can use RLX/VSAM almost immediately. RLX/VSAM brochure. RLX/SDK is an evolving Software Development Kit that affords native access to MVS system services, as well as facilities for partitioned dataset I/O, resource control, parsing, tokenizing, sorting and many other functions. AcceleREXX dramatically improves the performance of your REXX EXECs while protecting them from modification. The AcceleREXX compiler provides an ISPF dialog framework to compile and link multiple EXECs together and even combine them into REXX function packages. RLX/Translate converts your TSO CLISTs into REXX procedures. Once translated, all your command procedures can be maintained as REXX execs which can be further extended and compiled with the rest of the RLX product family.

REXXTOOLS/MVS
Company:
Open Software Technologies Inc
A collection of interfaces and facilities designed to expand the range of applications that may be implemented in REXX. As seamless extensions to the REXX language, REXXTOOLS/MVS is loaded with comprehensive access method interfaces and powerful productivity extensions for z/OS® operating systems.

S/REXX Debugger
Company:
Treehouse Software
A GUI-based debugging environment for the S/REXX macro language. The S/REXX Debugger allows the user to step through the execution of S/REXX programs, locating and fixing bugs.

SCLM Developer Toolkit
Company:
IBM
SCLM Developer Toolkit is an Eclipse-based tool that extends SCLM Services to Eclipse-based Interactive Development Environments (IDEs)

SELCOPY
Company:
CBL
SELCOPY: Multiple information retrieval and manipulation application language for IBM Mainframe, UNIX and PC platforms. Mainframe version includes the CBLi interactive development environment.

Serena Comparex
Company:
Ubiquity
SerenaT Comparex®, Application Availability Solution, is an essential tool for software quality assurance and efficient application testing. It performs fast, accurate, single-step comparisons of the contents of any two libraries, directories, files or databases. Comparex Bullet Points Designed to detect differences between files of like and dissimilar content, structure or record length, Serena Comparex can isolate any changes and generate a detailed Differences Report. An on-line ISPF interface or batch utility enables even novice users to take advantage of it's advanced comparison functions."

SimpList
Company:
Blueline
SimpList - A productivity aid for mainframe TSO/ISPF users that provides a simple, centralized workbench instead of moving from one panel or vendor product to another. Multiple object types (e.g. datasets, DB2 tables, VSAM flies etc.) can be stored in object lists and selected for a wide variety of functions (browse, edit, print etc.) by simple point-and-click selection. Based on the object type and function, SimpList automatically invokes the appropriate tool, vendor product, or built-in facility to handle the request. Surf the mainframe with SimpList.

SimpList
Company:
MacKinney
SimpList™ is a revolutionary new productivity aid for mainframe TSO/ISPF™ users. It allows everyone, regardless of job function or experience level, to dramatically improve their productivity while working in an ISPF environment. Instead of moving from one panel or vendor product to another, SimpList provides a simple, centralized workbench. Using point-and-shoot selection, multiple object types (e.g. data sets, DB2 tables, VSAM files, PC/workstation files, etc.) can be stored in object lists and selected for a wide variety of functions. Based on the object type and function, SimpList automatically invokes the appropriate tool, vendor product, or built-in facility to handle the request."

Smalltalk
Company:
Cincom
As an easy-to-learn and easy-to-use object-oriented development tool, Cincom Smalltalk is a stable and robust software technology for producing applications that are instantly portable across platforms. Cincom Smalltalk enables software developers to build applications quickly and efficiently, including scalable browser-based and client-server systems. Cincom Smalltalk delivers significant productivity over Java™, C#, C++ or Visual Basic®, allowing developers to bring their products to market significantly faster.

Source Code Translation Products and Services
Company:
Micro-Processor Services
Pioneers in enterprise migration solutions to open systems. Specialize in the design, development, and custom configuration of automated software translation tools to help you port your legacy applications from one computer language to another. They also offer conversion services to assist you in re-engineering software that was written in legacy languages or in migrating your programs to new platforms and environments. Micro-Processor Services have products that do translation from Assemblt, Pascal, PL/1, COBOL and PL/M. They translate to C, C++, C#, JAVA, J#, XML

Source Program Compare
Company:
MacKinney
Source Program Compare compares two versions of a program, JCL, CL, or any Source File and prints a listing showing all the differences (adds, deletes, and modifications). It handles adds, deletes, and modifications and does not get confused by sequence numbers, blank cards, SKIP cards, or EJECT cards.

Source Program Compare
Company:
Blueline
Source Program Compare - Compares two versions of a program and prints a listing showing all of the differences.

Spectrum Writer
Company:
Pacific Systems Group
Spectrum Writer is a full-function 4GL report writer for z/OS, OS/390, MVS and VSE mainframes. Spectrum Writer lets programmers and end users quickly produce custom reports, one-time analyses and queries. Spectrum Writer is also a powerful format utility that extracts mainframe data and formats it any way you need it-- for PC programs such as Excel, Access, Lotus etc. Or, for use in Oracle databases or other ASCII-based platforms. Spectrum Writer can even format your mainframe data as HTML for immediate viewing on your Internet or Intranet site.

SuperSender/MVS
Company:
Software Diversified Services
SuperSender is a CICS message sending system that allows terminal users to send messages to each other. When you receive a message sent by SuperSender, it does not interfere with the work being performed at your terminal. SuperSender saves the contents of your terminal before displaying the message, then restores your work after you have read the message.

SuperSender/VSE
Company:
Software Diversified Services
SuperSender is a CICS message sending system that allows terminal users to send messages to each other. When you receive a message sent by SuperSender, it does not interfere with the work being performed at your terminal. SuperSender saves the contents of your terminal before displaying the message, then restores your work after you have read the message.

Syncsort
Company:
Syncsort
SyncSort for z/OS is a high performance data management utility designed to exploit the advanced facilities of the z/OS operating system and zSeries computers. SyncSort for z/OS also supports the OS/390 operating system and S/390 and compatible computers.

Systems/ASM
Company:
Dignus
Systems/ASM is the Dignus' assembler, used for assembling IBM mainframe assembler source. Systems/ASM is compatible with IBM's HLASM, supporting the complete HLASM macro processing language. Systems/ASM can be used in conjunction with Systems/C or stand-alone to create mainframe programs for OS/390, z/OS, TPF, CMS, VSE, Linux, z/Linux and other mainframe operating systems.

Systems/C
Company:
Dignus
A C compiler for the IBM mainframe, with unique features that make development of OS/390, z/OS, TPF, Linux/390, CMS and VSE system code easier and faster.

Systems/C++
Company:
Dignus
A C compiler for the IBM mainframe, with unique features that make development of OS/390, z/OS, TPF, mainframe Linux, CMS and VSE system code easier and faster.

TraceMaster
Company:
Macro 4
TraceMaster is an interactive program which significantly reduces the time and accompanying costs of application development - by rapidly identifying the causes of program errors hidden within thousands of lines of code.

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