Absolute Basics of COBOL

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:
1.5 hours
Beginner-friendly
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this project you will have your first look at the COBOL programming language. As you view, compile, and execute COBOL code you will learn what COBOL is, where it began, and how it has evolved to remain an important player in today’s business systems. In fact, it is estimated that up to 70% of large corporations still use COBOL for processing data in their mission-critical systems. For extra practice, be sure to check out the optional practice and capstone activities.

Requirements

Skills you will develop

  • Business Programming

  • OpenCobolIDE

  • Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL)

  • Programming Tool

  • IDE

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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