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Learning COBOL Programming with VSCode

by IBM

This introductory COBOL course helps a novice learn the Structure of COBOL programs, Data types & Variable Handling, Intrinsic Functions, Branching logic and more. The goal of the course is to enable the participant to be able to write basic COBOL programs. This is a fantastic complement to the IBM z/OS Practitioner path for the IBM Mainframe.

What you'll learn

This introductory COBOL course helps a novice learn the Structure of COBOL programs, Data types & Variable Handling, Intrinsic Functions, Branching logic and more. The goal of the course is to enable the participant to be able to write basic COBOL programs. This is a fantastic complement to the IBM z/OS Practitioner path for the IBM Mainframe. This course includes readings, quizzes, and lab exercises accompanying the video course. You will need 15-16 hours to complete this course.

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