Advanced COBOL
5 to 10 Days

Learn advanced COBOL structured programming. Covering the latest COBOL verion.
AUDIENCE Systems Analysis or Applications Programming
PREREQUISITES Working knowledge of basic COBOL or participants should attend Basic COBOL.
GOALS
  • Create COBOL programs that edit data, create formatted output, access internal tables and update data sets.
  • Implement COBOL while reducing the coding process using the COPY verb.
  • Update several different file structures using COBOL.
  • Use advanced data definition verbs to recognize data, define variable length records, and create tables.
  • Develop code according to the rules of modular programming.
  • Perform structured walk-throughs.
  • Cite the resources available for efficient program debugging.
SESSION CONTENT
  • COBOL Data Definition: OCCURS DEPENDING
  • Array Processing and Table Handling
  • Table Handling in COBOL, SEARCH and SEARCH ALL
  • Modular Programming: Calling Programs and Subprograms
  • The Source Statement COPY Library Usage
  • File Processing: Random Access, Indexed
  • Internal and External SORTs and Merging
  • Compiler Output and Tools to Reduce Logic Errors

WORKSTATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS SESSION.

Our expert instructors can cover any and all topics on this
subject. Topics can be added or deleted per Customer's needs.


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