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mwestholder - 9/28/2011 1:24:56 PM
   
Tips & Tricks
During your career, what's been the most useful mainframe tip or trick you've learned?

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rfake@infosecinc.com - 10/7/2011 7:34:25 AM
   
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Learning Assembler language. Knowing ALC allows you to be proficient at troubleshooting, understanding what other languages are really generating under the covers (and how inefficient they can be) and provides very comprehensive, complex programming capabilities.

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Avinash - 2/9/2012 11:15:48 PM
   
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I agree with you, it is really interesting and helps us to undrestand the architecture of mainframe using assembler

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IP - 3/2/2012 5:52:33 AM
   
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Could you recommend any good literature on this subject?
(starting with introductory down to advanced)

Thanks.

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tcosenza@us.ibm.com - 3/13/2012 12:06:30 PM
   
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One trick that a lot of people do not know about is in the sdsf log:

On the command line if you run out of room you can add a + and hit enter. This will bring you to the extend command panel that allows three times more charcters for a command

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nhaley - 11/30/2012 9:46:07 AM
   
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In my shop we can use a slash to get the system command extension panel in SDSF.

" COMMAND INPUT ===> / "

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