Compaq ACMS for OpenVMS
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Chapter 8
8 Developing the Inquiry/Update Task
     8.1     Defining a DECforms Form for Inquiry/Update
     8.2     Defining the Inquiry/Update Task
         8.2.1         Defining the First Exchange Step
         8.2.2         Defining the First Processing Step
         8.2.3         Defining the Second Exchange Step
         8.2.4         Defining the Second Processing Step
         8.2.5         Defining the Third Exchange Step
         8.2.6         Completing the Task Definition
     8.3     Compiling the Task Definition
     8.4     Defining COBOL Procedures
         8.4.1         Defining the Retrieval Procedure
         8.4.2         Compiling the Retrieval Procedure
         8.4.3         Defining the Update Procedure
         8.4.4         Compiling the Update Procedure
Chapter 9
9 Building the Task Group
     9.1     Defining Startup and Cleanup Procedures
         9.1.1         Defining the Initialization Procedure
         9.1.2         Defining the Termination Procedure
         9.1.3         Defining the Cancellation Procedure
     9.2     Defining and Building the Task Group
         9.2.1         Naming Forms
         9.2.2         Naming the Tasks in the Task Group
         9.2.3         Naming the Procedure Server and Workspaces
         9.2.4         Compiling the Task Group Definition
         9.2.5         Building the Task Group
     9.3     Linking the Server Image
     9.4     Testing a Task in the ACMS Task Debugger
Chapter 10
10 Defining and Building the Application
     10.1     Defining the Application
         10.1.1         Application Characteristics
         10.1.2         Server Characteristics
         10.1.3         Task Characteristics
     10.2     Compiling the Application Definition
     10.3     Building the Application
Chapter 11
11 Defining and Building the Menu
     11.1     Defining the Menu
     11.2     Compiling the Menu Definition
     11.3     Building the Menu
Chapter 12
12 System Management Requirements for Installing the Tutorial Application
     12.1     System Management Overview
     12.2     Creating the EMPL_SERVER and EMPLOYEE_EXC Accounts
     12.3     Authorizing ACMS Users
     12.4     Authorizing ACMS Terminals
     12.5     Authorizing ACMS Applications
     12.6     Defining the ACMS$DIRECTORY Logical
Chapter 13
13 Installing and Running the Application
     13.1     Installing the Application
     13.2     Starting the Application
     13.3     Running the Application
     13.4     Stopping the Application and the ACMS System
Part 3
Part 3 AVERTZ Sample Application
Chapter 14
14 Before You Begin
Chapter 15
15 System Manager's View
     15.1     Building the AVERTZ Application and Databases
         15.1.1         Build Options
     15.2     Setting Up the AVERTZ Environment
         15.2.1         Creating AVERTZ Accounts
         15.2.2         Defining System Logical Names
     15.3     Managing the AVERTZ Environment
         15.3.1         Authorizing ACMS Users
         15.3.2         Authorizing ACMS Terminals
     15.4     Starting and Stopping ACMS and AVERTZ
         15.4.1         Starting ACMS and the AVERTZ Application
         15.4.2         Stopping the AVERTZ Application and ACMS
Chapter 16
16 User's View
     16.1     Entering AVERTZ
     16.2     Customer Reserves a Car
     16.3     Customer Checks Out a Car (Beginning the Rental)
     16.4     Customer Checks In a Car (Ending the Rental)
Chapter 17
17 Behind the Scenes
     17.1     Applications and Procedures
     17.2     Task Definition Language
     17.3     More AVERTZ ...
Appendix A
Appendix A Utilities for Solving Problems in an ACMS Application
     A.1     How ACMS Runs a Task
     A.2     Audit Trail Logger
     A.3     Software Event Logger
     A.4     DECforms Trace Facility
     A.5     ACMS Help Facility
Appendix B
Appendix B Source Files Used in the Tutorial
     B.1     Source Files
     B.2     Accessing the Source Files
Glossary Glossary
7-1 COBOL Data Entry Procedure
8-1 COBOL Retrieval Procedure
8-2 COBOL Update Procedure
9-1 COBOL Initialization Procedure
9-2 COBOL Termination Procedure
9-3 COBOL Cancellation Procedure
17-1 Code from the Reservation Task Definition
1-1 Traditional Timesharing Environment
1-2 Transaction Processing System Environment
1-3 Front-End/Back-End Processing in a Local ACMS System
1-4 Distributed ACMS System
1-5 OpenVMS Cluster Configuration in a Distributed ACMS System
1-6 Sample ACMS Menu
1-7 Interaction of the Phases of the ACMS Application Development Life Cycle
2-1 ACMS Application Components
2-2 Structure of an ACMS Application
2-3 Simple ACMS Menu
2-4 Simple Form for a Sales Task
2-5 Task Steps for an Inventory Update Task
2-6 Parts of a Procedure Server
2-7 Retail Transaction Menu with Task and Menu Entries
3-1 ACMS Run-Time Processes
3-2 Run-Time Processing with a Separate Front End
6-1 Execution Flow of an ACMS Task Definition
6-2 ACMS Application Components
6-3 Panels and Viewports
6-4 DECforms Interaction with ACMS
6-5 A Resource Manager Interacting with ACMS
7-1 DECforms LAYOUT Screen
7-2 FDE Main Menu
7-3 Choose/Create Panel Menu
7-4 Create Panel Screen
7-5 Sample DECforms Panel
7-6 Create Field Menu
7-7 Data Type Character Window
7-8 Sample Panel with One Data Field Picture
7-9 Sample Panel with Data Field Pictures
8-1 Employee Number Panel
13-1 Selection Menu
16-1 AVERTZ Rental Menu
16-2 Reservation Panel
16-3 Site Selection Panel
16-4 New Customer Panel
16-5 Reservation Completed Panel
16-6 Checkout Panel
16-7 Checkout Update Panel
16-8 Car Selection Panel
16-9 Checkout Completion Panel
16-10 Checkin Panel
16-11 Checkin Update Panel
17-1 Structure of an ACMS Application
17-2 Example of Execution Flow for an ACMS Task Definition
A-1 Databases in an ACMS Application

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