The badge earner understands and can articulate foundational knowledge of
IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS (ADFz)
. Through completion of workshops and associated labs, the individual has gained
knowledge of the following: Mastering elementary Eclipse terms & concepts;
Navigating seamlessly through the product; Customizing preferences, views & perspectives;
Analyzing, editing & debugging programs; Coding & testing DB2/SQL statements;
and Managing Jobs & remote files & data sets.
This program is a remote deep dive/technical training offering from IBM ADFz enablement
specialists. It equips you with the skills for enterprise-level production work with ADFz.
The feedback from clients on this training program is overwhelmingly positive, and the
added bonus is that you now get to authenticate your ADFz cred with a Digital Badge.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to perform the following using IDz:
What it takes to earn this badge
Module 1 – The IDz Workbench and introduction to Eclipse for ISPF Developers
Module 2 – Editing Program Source
Module 3 – Analyzing COBOL Programs
Module 4 – Introduction to IDz Remote Systems’ Features
Module 5 – Dataset Access and Organization
Module 6 – ISPF 3.x Options, Batch Job Submission & Management
Module 7 – MVS Subprojects
Module 8 – The DB2 and SQL Data Tools
Module 9 – Debugging z/OS COBOL Applications using IDz
Successful completion of the ADFz Distance Learning Curriculum, consisting of 9 modules, including the following:
Content/Concepts & Facilities: Presentation + Slideware
Hands-on Labs and Workshops
Application of all ADFz/IDz skills and techniques to production application development work
You will receive your badge within 10 business days of completing the training curriculum.
This badge can be obtained by any IBM employee or non-IBM employee.
More about the IBM Digital Badge program
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and skills attainment. IBM credentials are recognized, respected and valued globally in the IT
industry. This program will enable you to easily and quickly share verified proof of your
achievement both within IBM and externally. Where applicable, your IBM credentials will be
represented by a digital image that contains verified metadata describing your qualifications
and the rigorous process necessary to earn them.
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