Welcome to our latest open beta

z/OS Connect is designed for the future of the API economy.

The open beta will give you the opportunity to experience the exciting enhancements IBM are investing in. IBM are focused particularly on the way that z/OS Connect APIs are developed and deployed. Seeking to empower teams to develop APIs faster, more reliably, and with greater flexibility than ever before!

IBM values your vital expertise and industry experience to enable us to design a solution that will benefit you and all our users around the world. As such IBM appreciates any feedback on the z/OS Connect open beta you wish to provide.  Please sign up to the API Enablement Community and post your comments here

Click 'Continue to Agreement' and accept the agreement, to get started with our current open beta for z/OS Connect.

In this beta, we explore the following enhanced capabilities of z/OS Connect with a focus on the development experience for creating a Db2 API in the new web-based tooling called the z/OS Connect Designer.

This beta allows you to explore the following:

  • Create a z/OS Connect API project by using a pre-defined OpenAPI 3 Specification contract as a starting point.
  • Create a Db2 z/OS Asset.
  • Use the powerful JSONata expression language to perform complex mapping functions such as splits, joins, and trims. 
  • Test an API within the z/OS Connect Designer.

Further functions and subsystem support will be added in subsequent releases


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