An easy-to-use, integrated development environment for TPF applications

IBM® TPF Toolkit is an Eclipse-based, integrated development environment that allows you to edit, compile and debug your IBM Transaction Processing Facility (TPF) applications remotely from your workstation. The TPF Toolkit supports development of TPF and IBM z/TPF applications.

The TPF Toolkit features workstation-based tools that are easy to use and customize.

Integrated workbench

Remote systems access

Local and remote editors

Web services tools

Remote debugger

Performance analysis

TPF Toolkit resources

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System requirements

The following table lists the recommended minimum hardware and software requirements for this product.

Operating SystemSoftwareHardware
Linux on System z TCP/IP (installed and configured)

Optional. IBM Developer Kit for Linux Java™ 2 Technology Edition 5.0 31-bit or 64-bit zSeries. This is required to run the Remote System Explorer.

Optional. OpenSSH server that supports the SSH2 protocol

REXEC or SSH server enabled.

Optional. Distributed File Service - SMB.

Optional. Network File System - NFS

Other TPF 4.1 - PUT 15 or 16 with APARs PJ28041, PJ28176 (CXML), PJ29430, and PJ27905 applied or PUT 17 with APAR PJ29430 applied.

TPF 4.1 - If APAR PJ28649 (merged Assembler/C debug capability) is applied, then APAR PJ29585 must also be applied.

TPF 4.1 - TPF Debug Views APARs PJ31891 and PJ32240 ( SW00SR View)

z/TPF - See the z/TPF and z/TPFDF Migration Guide available in the IBM TPF Product Information Center.

z/TPF - Latest PUT Level is recommended

z/TPF - Debugger APAR PJ31357, TPF Views APAR PJ31890, SW00SR View APAR PJ32221, and Registration Enhancements APAR PJ34615

z/TPF - Performance Analysis APARs PJ31771 and PJ31854

z/TPF - Web Services APAR PJ31953

z/TPFDF - APAR PK77217

Windows Vista, Windows XP Professional Optional. Hummingbird Maestro V10.0 or higher Intel™ Pentium® III 800 MHz Processor (minimum requirement)

650 MB disk space (English only). The IBM Support Assistant (optional install) requires an additional 90 MB disk space.

512 MB RAM minimum (1 GB recommended if running multiple applications)

17" Monitor, XGA display 1024 x 768 (minimum requirement)
z/OS OS/390 C/C++ V2R10 or z/OS C/C++ V1R7 or higher

High Level Assembler

z/OS Communication Server (TCPIP with REXEC or SSH server enabled)

Optional. Distributed file system - Server Message Block (SMB)

Optional. Network File System (NFS)

z/OS UNIX System Services

Optional. IBM Ported Tools for z/OS. This contains a ported version of the OpenSSH application, and is required if you want to access your remote host using the SSH protocol.

Optional. IBM 31-bit SDK for z/OS Java™ 2 Technology Edition, V5

IBM 64-bit SDK for z/OS Java 2 Technology Edition, V5 (required to run the Remote System Explorer)



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