VS Code Marketplace Packed With Rocket PRO/JCL

With Rocket PRO/JCL now available through the popular VS Code Marketplace, developers unfamiliar with mainframe technology can more quickly adapt to their organization’s JCL management process

VS Code Marketplace Packed With Rocket PRO/JCL
Availability through VS Code Marketplace will allow developers to easily search and install the software in seconds - Pix TechHerald.in

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 14 November 2022 -- Rocket Software has packed its Rocket PRO/JCL with the VS Code Marketplace, a platform that includes thousands of extensions supporting hundreds of programming languages and tasks.

Availability through VS Code Marketplace will allow developers to easily search and install the software in seconds, saving valuable time, the company says.

Nearly all growing organizations are modernizing, but businesses still using mainframe technology are experiencing a generational gap in their workforce as seasoned employees retire with their mainframe knowledge.

A survey from Rocket Software found that modernizing systems is the most popular way respondents are working to maintain talent pipelines, with 45% of IT professionals citing it as the top method.

With Rocket PRO/JCL now available through the popular VS Code Marketplace, developers unfamiliar with mainframe technology can more quickly adapt to their organization’s JCL management process, empowering new employees to create value right away.

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“Our JCL management solution can integrate with all critical mainframe software, and now IT developers newer to mainframe technology can easily access it through VS Code Marketplace, which many IT developers are already familiar with,” says Phil Buckellew, President of Infrastructure Modernization, Rocket Software.

“With its many interfaces, PRO/JCL remains the strongest choice for any mainframe ecosystem.”

In June, Rocket Software released its latest version of Rocket PRO/JCL that includes a new interface through VS Code extension, Enhanced Directed Execution to include options for sending PROCs and PARMLIBs to remote LPARS, and improved visibility for NODE and LPAR in the primary panel. Rocket Software’s current list of interfaces includes ISPF, Eclipse®, IBM Developer for z/OS (IDz), BMC® Compuware Topaz® Workbench, VS Code and a RESTful API

For more information on Rocket® mainframe capabilities, visit here.