Run COBOL / gnuCOBOL using Cygwin in Windows

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sun, 08/23/2020 - 11:00
Run COBOL in windows

Why COBOL in 2020?

The reason is, many migration still happening from mainframe COBOL to Java or .NET

If the developer knows how test the COBOL in his local machine, then it benefits the migration to speed up

This article demonstrates the Cygwin dependencies to compile gnuCOBOL from source code

Install Cygwin with below list of dependencies

Install Cygwin without Admin Rights

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sun, 08/23/2020 - 10:23


Cygwin is an amazing POSIX based development environment which offers unix like environment with shared library options

But, when you try to install, it will ask for administrative privileges

This article helps command line based argument to install Cygwin without admin right

Type this below command to install Cygwin without admin rights

GTK3 and Glade3 using Kotlin

Submitted by Dickens A S on Sat, 11/30/2019 - 14:13

GTK windows design using glade builder


This code explains how to use Kotlin to program GTK3 and Glade3 using Cygwin Glade designer

Install cygwin with below dependencies (basic cygwin installation explained here install R using cygwin)

Installing R using Cygwin

Submitted by Dickens A S on Wed, 11/27/2019 - 14:37

R is amazing platform which many numerical methods and analysis options available

This article explains how to use R in Windows using Cygwin

Reason for Cygwin, it has X11 and Cygwin-X with amazing setup selection tools and many libraries

Below are the installation steps

Step 1: Download and install Cygwin and dependencies

64 Bit Windows: 32 Bit Windows: