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Sams Teach Yourself COBOL in 21 Days

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ISBN-10: 0672311372

ISBN-13: 9780672311376

Edition: 2nd 1997

Authors: Mo Budlong

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With this book, COBOL programming techniques are presented in a logical sequence that helps you really understand the principles involved in developing programs. Special attention will be given to updating and recoding existing COBOL programs.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Sams
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1056
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

Your First COBOL Program
Using Variables and Constants
A First Look at Structured COBOL
Decision Making
Using PERFORM, GO TO, and IF to Control Programs
Using Data and COBOL Operators
Basics of Design
Structured Data
File I/O
Indexed File I/O
More on Indexed Files
Deleting Records and Other Indexed File Operations
A Review of Indexed Files
Data Integrity
Using Look Up and Arrays
Alternate Keys
Calling Other Programs
Complex Data Entry Problems
More Complex Data Entry
Selecting, Sorting, and Reporting
Control Breaks
Miscellaneous COBOL Syntax
Full-Screen I/O
Using a Symbolic Debugger
Intrinsic Functions and the Year 2000
Dates and the Year 2000
App. A: Answers
Editing, Compiling, and Linking
Handling Compiler Errors
Summary of COBOL Syntax
Transaction Processing
App. G: Glossary