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COBOL (Common Business Orientated Language)

a COMPUTER programming language used for business applications.
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COBOL applications remain business-critical for both enterprise customers and government entities, and range in complexity.
Modify, test and debug COBOL, PL/I, Assembler and other mainframe code via an Eclipse-based virtual IDE
He seemed irked when he was told that Luzviminda Cobol was already searching morgues for her son's body.
What percentage of your COBOL install base in India or even globally is on non-mainframe environment.
By entering only FILE and/or COPYBOOK names with the option of uploading a TXT file version of your copybooks, the Online COBOL Shell Program Generator creates a source code listing that includes the following:
Software Mining Ltd, founded and led by Dr Cyrus Montakhab, has developed a unique technology based on Artificial Intelligence techniques which Dr Montakhab developed to enable programs based on the COBOL language to be effectively converted to more modern environments such as Java and .Net.
"Many businesses rely on a combination of language environments and want greater value from their existing COBOL investments," said Alfredo Iglesias, vice president of Veryant.
USASI Cobol is also available as an interchange language.
Veryant, Phoenix, Ariz., the COBOL and Java technology innovator, has introduced the latest release of its isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (APS) software.
IT majors in the 1980s were taught COBOL in college, but in many cases were told that they would probably never need to use it.
"Acucorp was the first to provide a COBOL platform for Linux and we're proud to now support our ACUCOBOL-GT Development System on SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server for IBM POWER," said Cameron Jenkins, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Acucorp, Inc.