Structured COBOL Programming / Edition 7

Structured COBOL Programming / Edition 7

by Nancy B. Stern, Robert A. Stern
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471597473

ISBN-13: 9780471597476

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

A popular text, noted for its extensive pedagogy and unparalleled ability to crystallize difficult, technical concepts accurately. In this edition COBOL-85 is given primary emphasis and the latest standard, COBOL 199x is highlighted throughout. Contains increased coverage of object-oriented COBOL, pseudocodes and programming on microcomputers. Features all new

Overview

A popular text, noted for its extensive pedagogy and unparalleled ability to crystallize difficult, technical concepts accurately. In this edition COBOL-85 is given primary emphasis and the latest standard, COBOL 199x is highlighted throughout. Contains increased coverage of object-oriented COBOL, pseudocodes and programming on microcomputers. Features all new practice programs, a novel multimedia slide program and a new, more powerful compiler—MicroFocus Personal COBOL.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471597476
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.99(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

THE BASICS.

COBOL Language Fundamentals: The IDENTIFICATION and ENVIRONMENT DIVISION.

The DATA DIVISION: FILE SECTION and WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.

Coding Complete COBOL Programs: A Closer Look at the PROCEDURE DIVISION and the PERFORM Statement.

DESIGNING STRUCTURED PROGRAMS.

Designing and Debugging COBOL Programs.

Moving Data and Printing Information.

Computing in COBOL: The Arithmetic Verbs.

Decision-Making Using the IF and EVALUATE Statements.

Iteration: Beyond the Basic PERFORM.

WRITING HIGH-LEVEL COBOL PROGRAMS.

Control Break Processing.

ARRAY PROCESSING AND TABLE HANDLING.

Multiple-Level Arrays and Tables.

FILE MAINTENANCE.

Sorting and Merging.

Interactive Processing.

ADVANCED TOPICS.

The COPY and CALL Statements.

The Report Writer Module.

Appendices.

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