Where should i have to write cobol program?



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Where should i have to write cobol program?

Postby shad saleem » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:58 am

I am a beginner just starting , to learn cobol.
I want to know where should i hav eto write cobol program. Like for Example we write c/c++ in turbo c and other comiplers . what is the compiler that i should use for cobol?
Note: for windows os sp3
and give me the Website address from where I can download it?
and Please
give me a simple step by step Procedure to write a simple cobol programme.
and how to compile it and How to execute it.

I found a simple program
IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
PROGRAM-ID. Hello.
ENVIRONMENT DIVISION.
DATA DIVISION.
PROCEDURE DIVISION.
Display 'Hello, World'.
STOP RUN.
I want to see the output of this program.
HAve a good day
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Re: Where should i have to write cobol program?

Postby BillyBoyo » Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:06 pm

This is a web site for Beginners and Students using IBM mainframes. You are looking for Cobol which runs on a PC. There are probably better sites to ask that question in.

However, if you do a bit of googling you should be able to sort yourself out. For free, don't expect a fancy "development environment". Any software you find will come with instructions on how to use it.
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Postby Ed Goodman » Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:15 pm

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