COBOL

Connect SQLite from gnu COBOL in Windows

Submitted by Dickens A S on Mon, 07/12/2021 - 08:37

This article demonstrates how connect SQLite3 from COBOL using MSYS2 in WIndows

Download SQLite3 amalgamation https://www.sqlite.org/2021/sqlite-amalgamation-3360000.zip

get sqlite3.c from the above zip file and put it in the same place where you cobol is compiles

"test.db" is pre created with DBeaver plugin in eclipse

Install sqlite3 in MSYS2 using

Run COBOL / gnuCOBOL using MSYS2 in Windows

Submitted by Dickens A S on Mon, 07/12/2021 - 03:55
Run COBOL in windows

Why COBOL in 2021?

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

Mainframe is going through another refresh cycle to make mainframe available in Cloud based IDE like Eclipse CHE

It is important to learn to COBOL

What is this article?

Run COBOL / gnuCOBOL using Cygwin/MSYS2 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

For Installing COBOL using MSYS2 Refer This Article http://www.dickens.co.in/cobol-windows-msys2

Install Cygwin with below list of dependencies