Cobol

COBOL Structure and Divisions

Before start with programming let’s start with the structure of the COBOL program. How the COBOL program should be written. All COBOL program consists of the following hierarchical structure.   Division is a block of code usually contains one or more sections. It starts where the division name is encountered and it ends with the beginning of the next division ...

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What is COBOL and Why COBOL

COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) was the first high-level programming language for business applications in mainframe.  The general idea behind COBOL was to produce a language that was English based as opposed to mathematically based or expressed as such in the code. Appearing in the early 1960’s it was massively adopted for processing in the area of business specially in ...

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