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I currently work for Micro Focus and am directly involved in migrations from the IBM z/OS mainframe to the distributed platforms. I'm familiar with CICS, COBOL, DB2, JCL, SQL Server, Windows, Visual Studio, VB.Net, etc.

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I currently work for Micro Focus and am directly involved in migrations from the IBM z/OS mainframe to the distributed platforms. I'm familiar with CICS, COBOL, DB2, JCL, SQL Server, Windows, Visual Studio, VB.Net, etc.

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http://itsacobolworld.blogspot.com

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Bachelor of Science in CIS from DeVry Institute

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Nikhileswari11/29/16101010Thanks for the response Robert.
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Recent Answers from Robert Collins

2013-06-14 MF COBOL 4.1 Runtime on SCO OpenServer 6?:

There isn't a chart which shows compatibility that far back that I'm aware of.    I can't tell you 100% for certain that it will work, but I'm thinking that it will...    All I can tell you is to test

2012-10-16 cobol and odbc:

Sorry it took so long to get back to you on this one.  The message that I had a question ended up in my ignore pile.    I need a bit more information before I can point you in the right direction.    How

2012-06-04 Some Questions about COBOL:

Bernard,    Yes, COBOL is very much alive today and is advancing quite nicely.    As for the question of "is it still used today?" the answer is 100% yes.  Otherwise companies like where I work (Micro

2012-05-25 COBOL Program 2:

No they will not.  Your evaluate statement has logic which will bypass the Perform statement if an "M" record has a P-I- DATE that is < WS DATE.    Additionally any record that is not an "I", "M", or "P"

2012-05-24 COBOL Program:

EVALUATE  P-I-FLAG          WHEN P          CONTINUE          WHEN I          CONTINUE          WHEN M          IF  P-I- DATE >= WS DATE          CONTINUE          ELSE         

 

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