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COBOL

[kō′bol]
abbreviation for common business oriented language, a high-level compiler computer language for programming.
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Open source COBOL can now be offered as a viable option for many customers interested in legacy re-hosting and modernization.
In the 1980s, many COBOL applications were developed for small businesses and operational departments within large companies as minicomputers from companies like Digital Equipment Corporation became prominent.
Veryant's new COBOL training class is designed to enable developers skilled in other programming languages come quickly up to speed on the COBOL platform.
Fujitsu COBOL Enterprise Edition provides development teams with the tools to design and build multi-tier solutions that tap the opportunities of the Internet and integrate with their existing software and hardware investments.
With the Visual Studio 2010 and Eclipse IDE integration, developers have even more tools and resources needed to work with COBOL in a way that's intuitive to .
How to launch COBOL programs from a Web browser with Java Web Start software
In May this year, Micro Focus published research showing that people still use COBOL at least 13 times throughout the course of an average working day.
COBOL is the programming language that all of these daily transactions are originally based on, yet 77 percent of the survey respondents had never heard of the programming language that is essential for many of their day-to-day activities.
Micro Focus Xcentrisity allows customers to Web-enable existing COBOL-based applications, providing solutions that enable these COBOL applications to interoperate freely and easily with other applications that use the XML standard.
L), the leading provider of enterprise application management and modernization solutions, today announced at the COBOL WG4 standards meeting in Ontario, CA, its continued commitment to current and future COBOL standardization and modernization.
The Webinar is designed for those concerned about lack of choice in the COBOL market, cost control, and getting better customer service from their COBOL vendor.
Veryant software lets enterprises retain valuable COBOL application assets by blending COBOL with the openness, portability, and power of the Java platform, without retraining staff or rewriting code.