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COBOL (Common Business-Oriented Language) supports sequence programming construction through the use of sections, paragraphs, and sentences. A section is a group of paragraphs, a paragraph… Read More
Internal Sequential files are often used in big data operational processing applications, necessitating the records to be arranged in an operational ascending or descending order.… Read More
Subroutines in COBOL are small programs that are compiled independently but cannot be run directly. Cobol subroutine is a small program that can be compiled… Read More
The linkage Section in COBOL is used to declare the variables and it is used in calling the variable from another program. It is used… Read More
In COBOL, the INPUT-OUTPUT SECTION is a section of the program where you can define file-handling statements. These statements are used to read from or… Read More
COBOL Words are characters like string that can be reserved words or user-defined words. The length can be up to 30 characters. COBOL words must… Read More
COBOL is a compiled, imperative, procedural programming language designed for business use. It can handle very large numbers and strings. COBOL is still in use… Read More
DISPLAY is the most common form of internal data representation. DISPLAY stores in decimal form. Each character of the data will represent one byte of… Read More
In COBOL, a programmer is allowed to specify the internal form of the records items that allows you to facilitate its use in the maximum… Read More
COBOL is a programming language that was developed to solve business problems. COBOL stands for Common Business Oriented Language. Being a High-Level Structured Language, COBOL… Read More
A Datatype is a classification by the programmer to tell the compiler/interpreter how data will be used inside a program. For example, the roll number… Read More
COPY statement is used to bring into a program a series of prewritten COBOL entries that have been stored in a library. A copy statement… Read More
The INCLUDE statement refers to the file or the directory mentioned after it and inserts the command present inside that member in the pre-compilation state.… Read More
In simple terms think of the continue statement as a Gatekeeper who will open the gate for the people to come inside the premise to… Read More
Cobol is a high-level language, which has its own compiler. The COBOL compiler translates the COBOL program into an object program, which is finally executed.… Read More

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