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HB.js Extension for VSCode is Generally Available

  • 1.  HB.js Extension for VSCode is Generally Available

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted May 06, 2024 01:47 PM
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    May 2024

    To:          HB.js Customers

    From:      Broadcom's HB.js Product Team

    Subject:  General Availability Announcement for HB.js Extension for VSCode

    On behalf of Broadcom, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide you with high-quality, innovative software and services.  As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success, we regularly release updates to our products. Today, we are pleased to announce that the HostBridge JavaScript (HB.js) Extension for VSCode is now available.

    This new VSCode Extension modernizes the way you interact with HB.js and offers a friendly and convenient way to work with HB.js Primitives, the Cobol CopyBook to JavaScript object generation tool, and the Application Explorer. While the Eclipse plugin is still supported and available, developers now have a choice of IDE. We encourage you to download and use this new VSCode extension.

    We encourage you to visit the HB.js product information page at Support and Tech Docs.

    You can download your copy of HB.js Extension for VSCode online at Support where you can also utilize the case management system. It will also be available in the VSCode Marketplace. To install your product, follow the installation procedures for your product at Tech Docs.  If you have any questions or require assistance, contact Support.

    To connect, learn, and share with other customers, join and participate in our HostBridge Community at

    For a list of Mainframe Education courses recommended by role, please visit the Learning Paths and select the desired product. We update courses based on functional impact as well as high-demand; therefore, courses created from previous releases may apply to the current release.

    Please review our End of Service / End of Life Policy at Broadcom Maintenance Policy Handbook.

    Thank you again for your business.