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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

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: https://www.cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe 32 Bit Windows: https://www.cygwin.com/setup-x86.exe