cobol cobol  /ˈkoʊ bɔl/


  • (n) common business-oriented language



  1. "Sodifrance has a long history of understanding and transforming legacy application assets, especially those written in COBOL," said Yves Lennon, CEO of Sodifrance. "Advanced solutions today extract the business rules from the program data....
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: John Lennon Source: MarketWatch

  2. Programming expert Grady Booch told Wired magazine in 2003 that "even an old COBOL system can end up pushed out onto the web, driving a new site."
    on May 27, 2010 By: Grady Booch Source: Wired News

  3. "It's the Cobol or Fortran of health care information technology," Augustin said.
    on Aug 16, 2005 By: Larry Augustin Source: ZDNet

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