About This Book

This book provides necessary programming information for you to use the HCL Z and I Emulator for Windows, Version 1.0 Host Access Class Library (HACL). In this book, Windows refers to Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2012. Throughout this book, workstation refers to all supported personal computers. When only one model or architecture of the personal computer is referred to, only that type is specified.

Who Should Read This Book

This book is intended for programmers and developers who write application programs that use the Host Access Class Library (HACL) functions.

A working knowledge of Windows is assumed. For information about Windows, see the list of publications under Where to Find More Information.

This book assumes you are familiar with the language and compiler that you are using. For information on how to write, compile, or link-edit programs, refer to Where to Find More Information for the appropriate references for the specific language you are using.

How to Use This Book

This book is organized as follows:

Where to Find More Information

The Z and I Emulator for Windows library includes the following publications:

In addition to the printed books, there are HTML documents provided with Z and I Emulator for Windows:

Host Access Class Library for Java

The HACL Java HTML files describe how to write an ActiveX/OLE 2.0-compliant application to use Z and I Emulator for Windows as an embedded object. These files can be accessed from the Docs_Admin_Aids zipped folder delivered along with Z and I Emulator for Windows product documentation in the following path : ZIEWin_1.0_Docs_Admin_Aids.zip\publications\en_US\doc\hacl