Structured COBOL Programming / Edition 8

Structured COBOL Programming / Edition 8

by Nancy B. Stern, Robert A. Stern
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471183849

ISBN-13: 9780471183846

Pub. Date: 12/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

This text builds on the strengths of previous editions and includes changes and additions that have significantly improved the text. The dual emphasis on structured program design and syntax is retained, as is the focus on top-down modular programming and documentation. The text is intended for readers with no previous programming or computer experience as well as for…  See more details below

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This text builds on the strengths of previous editions and includes changes and additions that have significantly improved the text. The dual emphasis on structured program design and syntax is retained, as is the focus on top-down modular programming and documentation. The text is intended for readers with no previous programming or computer experience as well as for those with some background in the computing field.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471183846
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
800

Table of Contents

1An Introduction to Structured Program Design in COBOL2
2The IDENTIFICATION and ENVIRONMENT DIVISIONs35
3The DATA DIVISION58
4Coding Complete COBOL Programs: The PROCEDURE DIVISION100
5Designing and Debugging Batch and Interactive COBOL Programs130
6Moving Data, Printing Information, and Displaying Output Interactively183
7Computing in COBOL: The Arithmetic Verbs and Intrinsic Functions240
8Decision Making Using the IF and EVALUATE Statements281
9Iteration: Beyond the Basic PERFORM322
10Control Break Processing360
11Data Validation407
12Array Processing and Table Handling437
13Sequential File Processing520
14Sorting and Merging560
15Indexed and Relative File Processing597
16Improving Program Performance Using the COPY, CALL, and Other Statements650
17The Report Writer Module675
18An Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming703
App. ACOBOL Character Set and Reserved WordsA-2
App. BData Set for Programming Assignment 2 in Each ChapterA-7
App. CDifferences Among the COBOL StandardsA-9
App. DCOBOL for the AS/400A-13
App. E GlossaryA-29
IndexI-1

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