SAMS Teach Yourself COBOL in 24 Hours

Teaches you the basics of COBOL programming in 24 step-by-step lessons. For new COBOL programmers and programmers from other languages. As an added bonus a free CD-rom is included. This CD-rom has the Fujitsu COBOL compiler, examples and code, COBOL SP2 and more.

Murach's Structured COBOL

A fast-paced beginning book that has you writing COBOL programs in chapter 2. Written for use with both the IBM mainframe and also MicroFocus COBOL.

DB2 for the COBOL Programmer

IBM's powerful DB2 relational database system is in virtually every mainframe shop in the world. Learn the basics to access and process DB2 data in your COBOL application programs using embedded SQL. This book covers the COBOL/DB2 interface and SQL basics as well as efficency issues and common errors.

COBOL Unleashed

The highly regarded "Unleashed" series now covers COBOL! Key topics included are: year 2000 problems and solutions, legacy code migration, maintenance and reengineering, interoperability and compatibility of legacy systems, client/server COBOL, COBOL database programming, transaction processing, dynamic file allocation, object oriented COBOL and COBOL 9X, and a Syntax reference appendix. As an added bonus a free CD-rom is included with several demo COBOL compilers.

COBOL for Dummies

COBOL explained step by step in easy to understand language. This book covers all of the essentials of COBOL, including the new COBOL II statements. A special Y2K symbol throughout the book points out places where the year 2000 problem can creep into a program. As an added bonus a free CD-rom is included. This CD-rom has a complete COBOL development system with compilers for Windows, HP-UX, and Sun.

CICS for the COBOL Programmer

New from Murach publishing. Includes chapters: Get Started Right, Start Developing you own CICS programs, Other features you'll use regularly, A complete CICS application, File and database handling, and Advanced CICS features and skills.
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