A Snippet About COBOL

COmmon Business-Oriented Language, popularly-known as COBOL, has existed for more than 5 decades. But, the use and support for the programming language is still significant. COBOL is still the primary business system programming language for many government agencies and large corporations. COBOL efficiently processes files sequentially for reporting and transaction processing, which is at the heart of many business, financial and...

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Micro Focus COBOL Modernization – Deal or No Deal

When people ask me about Micro Focus COBOL Modernization, I’m always at a bit of a loss as to how to respond. First, is the question about moving off the mainframe and switching out the mainframe COBOL (such as Unisys COBOL or IBM COBOL) for the Micro Focus product? Or is the question related to getting rid of the customer’s existing Micro Focus COBOL and replacing it with a Java or .NET application? I’ve found that either...

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Micro Focus Cobol — New Options for Modernization of Mainframes

Micro Focus has recently come up with many new options meant to cut expenses and also to cut time, when it comes to building or just maintaining applications used by organizations; some of these options are Micro Focus Cobol, Micro Focus Server Express, Micro Focus DevPartner Studio, Micro Focus Silk4J and Micro Focus for Visual Studio. These options generally enable Java and other devs to modernize their mainframes, by offering a reliable...

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Micro Focus Cobol- A Powerful Tool of Old and Modern Technology

What is Micro Focus Cobol? According to Wikipedia COBOL is one of the most ancient programming languages. Its name comes from the words COmmon Business-Oriented Language, a definition for its main use in finance and other businesses, as well as in systems of administration for governments and companies.  Its date of birth is18th of September 1959. A bit of history of Cobol In the second part of that year, a team consisting of several...

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