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Do you know how one would interact with the Investran API in Alteryx? I looked through the Application Programming Interface section from the link you attached, but I am having trouble understanding as I have only worked with REST APIs.
I really appreciate any help/resources you have to offer!
I've never used the Investran API, myself. From a quick perusal of the docs, like it's a method to interact with a mainframe running over LU6.2 which is an old IBM communications protocol. The protocol itself is rather low level and can by called from TCP/IP according to this paragraph
"3.2.63 USING THE API WITH TCP/IP The API component of the Investment Accounting (InvestOne)/SDK can be invoked using standard TCP/IP calls. The Investment Accounting (InvestOne) implementation uses the following TCP/IP verbs: INITAPI, GETCLIENTID, SOCKET, CONNECT, WRITE, RECV, CLOSE, TERMAPI. There are TCP/IP communication libraries available for virtually any platform. You can call these libraries from virtually any language."
The examples they give use CICS which is a 50 yr-old transactional programming language
From a modern day perspective, it looks like Microsoft Host Integration Systems will provide the interface between the mainframe and Windows.
Your best bet here is probably to find a COBOL developer:)