5 Ways to Share Data in CICS Programs

Below is the list of 5 ways how data sharing happens among CICS transactions:

  1. DFHCOMMAREA in RETURN command
  2. Common Work Area (CWA)
  3. Using CHANNEL command in RETURN
  4. Using DISPLAY screen -Data can be stored between pseudo conversational transactions from a 3270 display terminal on the display screen itself
  5. Using terminal control table entry area (TCTUA)

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