Agenda | Day 1

Session 1 | 9:00am – 10:15am

What’s New in GDT V5.1

The GDT toolset is filled with many new features.  See how these new features can assist you in managing, developing and enhancing your COBOL legacy applications.

  • Batch Processing
    • Job Scheduling Alternatives
    • JCL enhancements
    • Incorporating Micro Focus V5 enhancements
    • Tips and Tricks
    • The upgrade to GDT V5.1

Session 2 | 10:45am – 12:00pm

Exposing your COBOL Applications Part I (Your COBOL Repository)

Maybe you are looking at a need to uncover the often hidden “Business Rules” that are running your core business operations or you may have a need to document and understand your COBOL repository due to the loss of COBOL expertise or perhaps you are looking at reengineering your COBOL applications.  This session will show how some very useful GDT tools can provide all this and more.

  • GDT PFA (PortFolioAnalysis)
  • Predictive Analysis

Session 3 | 1:30pm – 3:00pm

Exposing your COBOL Applications Part II (Your COBOL Programs in action)

This session will discuss and demonstrate how you can measure the performance of your COBOL programs.   Do you have the need to gather high level information about your Batch and TDS processing like execution time, file usage and processing counters?  Or maybe you want to go to deeper levels and know exactly what lines of code were executed in your programs, how many times those lines were executed, and how much processing time was invested in certain areas of the procedural code.  See how some very useful GDT and Micro Focus utilities can deliver the information you need.

  • GDT FlowAnalyzer
    • Micro Focus TESTCOVER utility
    • Micro Focus PROFILER utility
    • GDT Extended Debugger

Session 4 | 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Optimizing your Repository (Part I) “COBOL program and JCL optimization”

This session covers how to optimize your COBOL programs in the GDT and Micro Focus COBOL environment to achieve maximum performance.

  • Understanding the differences between .INT and .GNT Executable file types
  • Optimizing your COBOL code – constructing your COBOL statements
  • Optimizing your JCL

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