Advanced COBOL for Structured and Object-Oriented Programming / Edition 3

Advanced COBOL for Structured and Object-Oriented Programming / Edition 3

by Gary DeWard Brown, Phyllis Ed. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471314811

ISBN-13: 9780471314813

Pub. Date: 12/07/1998

Publisher: Wiley

The classic guide to programming in COBOL-updated, expanded, and even more user-friendly than before

Advanced Cobol, Third Edition

For many years, Gary Brown's classic guide to advanced COBOL has been the on-the-job reference of choice for experienced COBOL programmers internationally. Without compromising on any of the outstanding features that made it so

Overview

The classic guide to programming in COBOL-updated, expanded, and even more user-friendly than before

Advanced Cobol, Third Edition

For many years, Gary Brown's classic guide to advanced COBOL has been the on-the-job reference of choice for experienced COBOL programmers internationally. Without compromising on any of the outstanding features that made it so successful, this Third Edition has been updated and expanded to reflect all the important new trends and applications in COBOL programming. Packed with dozens of concise examples illustrating language features, and featuring several complete programs, this indispensable working resource arms you with practical coverage of:

• All essential COBOL terms, concepts, and statements

• COBOL programming solutions to the Y2K problem

• Full Screen terminal support, subprograms and functions, and COBOL Report Writer

• Items in proposed new ANSI Standard

• Object-oriented COBOL

• Obsolete statements and how to work around them

• COBOL for client/server and distributed computing

• Cross-system development

• Application programming interfaces

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471314813
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/07/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.39(d)

Table of Contents

BASIC COBOL.

COBOL Overview.

General Language Rules.

Criteria.

Details of the Basic COBOL Statements.

More COBOL Statements.

Details of More Basic COBOL Statements.

Structured Programming in COBOL.

Numeric Data.

Character Data.

Data Descriptions and Records.

Printed Output.

ADVANCED COBOL.

Tables.

Input/Output Concepts and Devices.

Sequential Input/Output.

Indexed and Relative Files.

Special Processing for Input/Output.

Report Writer.

Program Organization.

Subprograms.

Functions.

Advanced Character Manipulation.

Sorting.

Full-Screen I/O in PC Applications.

POINTER Data and CICS.

BEYOND COBOL.

All About Dates.

Demystifying Object-Oriented COBOL.

Inside the Computer.

Reading Programs.

COBOL in Distributed Computing.

Application Programming Interfaces.

Cross-System Development.

Compile, Link, and Run Procedures.

Appendices.

Index.

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