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COBOL/2: The next generation in applications programming

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R. Sales ; Micro Focus Inc.. 2465 E. Bayshore Rd., Palo Alto, California 94303, USA

IBM COBOL/2 is a new compiler and debugger system for the Personal System/2® product range developed by Micro Focus Group PLC of the United Kingdom. In this paper, Robert Sales, a software development manager for Micro Focus who was instrumental in creating the COBOL/2 system, describes how COBOL/2 breaks new ground in providing support for many disparate COBOL language dialects and standards, as well as in providing support for OS/2™ on the Personal Computer architecture.

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IBM Systems Journal  (Volume:27 ,  Issue: 2 )