By Michael Coughlan

ISBN-10: 1430262532

ISBN-13: 9781430262534

Starting COBOL for Programmers is a accomplished, subtle educational and modular abilities reference at the COBOL programming language for validated programmers. This e-book is for you while you are a developer who would favor to—or must—add COBOL in your repertoire. maybe you know the possibilities awarded by means of the present COBOL abilities concern, or are operating in a challenge severe company which keeps legacy COBOL purposes. no matter what your scenario, starting COBOL for Programmers meets your wishes as a longtime programmer relocating to COBOL.

Beginning COBOL for Programmers contains entire insurance of ANS eighty five COBOL beneficial properties and methods, together with keep watch over buildings, names, sequential and direct entry documents, information redefinition, string dealing with, decimal mathematics, subprograms, and the record author. the ultimate bankruptcy incorporates a great advent to object-oriented COBOL.

Benefiting from over 100 instance courses, you’ll obtain an in depth creation to the center and complicated beneficial properties of the COBOL language and should learn how to follow those via accomplished and sundry workouts. If you've inherited a few legacy COBOL, you’ll have the ability to take hold of the COBOL idioms, comprehend the constructs, and realize what's occurring within the code you’re operating with.

Today’s company software builders will locate that COBOL abilities open new—or old—doors, and this large COBOL reference is the publication that will help you collect and advance your COBOL skills.

What you’ll learn

The fundamentals of COBOL and its regulate structures
How to claim and manage facts, together with tabular data
How to deal with sequential, listed, and relative files
How to style info and use enter and Output procedures
How to look tabular data
How to take advantage of contained and exterior subprograms to create modular programs
How to exploit the COBOL file Writer
How to put in writing ISO 2002 object-oriented COBOL programs

Who this e-book is for

This ebook is for tested programmers searching for a COBOL instructional and modular abilities reference in a single convenient ebook. no matter if you've gotten inherited a few legacy COBOL and wish to keep up it, otherwise you have a clean COBOL venture in entrance of you, the academic and abilities reference can assist you reach COBOL.

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