This course is designed to cater for the needs of the new Application Developer not familiar with the COBOL programming language. The course teaches the design, coding and testing of COBOL application programs.
New application developers who require formal training in the basic COBOL language and programming techniques.
The course is taught on a PC platform using the Fujitsu COBOL compiler. Knowledge in the usage of the PC keyboard, MS Windows operating system and a text processing programing will be required. Some previous knowledge of hexadecimal arithmetic would also be helpful.
After completing this course, the student would have acquired a working knowledge of the basic tools of COBOL. They will gain a solid foundation in the fundamentals of COBOL coding including program structure, design, execution and debugging. The concepts of structured programming are stressed with examples and explanation. The course starts with the basics and builds with hands-on assignments until the delegates are capable of complex programming logic and design.
Key Topics:Introduction to COBOL Concepts
Creating the First Working Program
Paragraphs and Structured Programs
Defining and Moving Data
Sequential File Operations
Editing Numeric Data for display
COBOL Process Flow
Last modified: 03-Mar-2011