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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • COBOL (Computer program language)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert T. Grauer.
SeriesPrentice-Hall software series
LC ClassificationsQA76.73.C25 G72
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 432 p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4104772M
ISBN 100131397095
LC Control Number80019410

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Just to note: Microfocus have a which integrates COBOL with libraries. – nzpcmad Feb 3 '09 at Fujitsu also has COBOL compiler that does not have runtime licensing restrictions. – tonyriddle Feb 9 '09 at COBOL (/ ˈ k oʊ b ɒ l,-b ɔː l /; an acronym for "common business-oriented language") is a compiled English-like computer programming language designed for business use. It is imperative, procedural and, since , is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments. COBOL is still widely Paradigm: Procedural, imperative, object-oriented. It is the only book that shows how to design, code, test, and maintain structured COBOL programs on the IBM mainframes (or enterprise systems) that are used by the largest companies in the world. Besides COBOL, this book presents the IBM products that every mainframe programmer needs to know including TSO, ISPF, OS/ JCL, VSAM Access Method. This is the latest edition of our classic COBOL book. Since the first edition was published in , this book has been used by IBM for both customer and employee training, by hundreds of companies for training, by more than colleges for courses, and by many thousands of programmers for self-instruction and on-the-job reference.

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