Visual COBOL: A Developer's Guide to Modern COBOL

This new Micro Focus eBook is written for the COBOL, Java and .NET developer. Your mission: Start a new era of innovation powered by modern tools that bridge COBOL systems to the world of Java and .NET.

Visual COBOL: A Developer's Guide to Modern COBOL


Visual COBOL: A Developer's Guide to Modern COBOL

Written by: Paul Kelly
360 pages

This eBook delivers the following benefits

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A simplified real-world example to illustrate key concepts

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Full coverage of .NET and Java object models for the COBOL Developer

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An introduction to COBOL for the Java or .NET Developer

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A complete reference to the new Visual COBOL® syntax

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A free student development tools license integrated within Visual Studio and Eclipse

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Paul Kelly
Technical Architect, Micro Focus

Paul Kelly has worked at Micro Focus for over twenty years. He started as a technical author before moving into software development. Paul worked on Visual COBOL for ten years between 2002 and 2012, initially on Visual Studio development, and later on Eclipse, before changing roles again to work as an architect developing a cloud-based SaaS offering for Micro Focus.

An interview with Paul Kelly

Whether you’re ramping up new skills to support business requirements, planning for future application modernization projects or looking to enhance your personal developer skillset, here’s is a great opportunity for you.

Get a closer look into the new Micro Focus book: Visual COBOL–a developer’s guide to modern COBOL. COBOL experts, Ed Airey and Scot Nielsen sit down with the book’s author, Paul Kelly and explore the detail behind this latest developer resource. They also explore why this language reference and hands-on guide matters to both COBOL and .NET/Java developers as well as how to get started using this modern language.


Visual COBOL: An interview with Paul Kelly

One hour