COBOL.NET
COBOL .NET is a compiler that allows you to run COBOL applications on a CLR back-end. Here you may find COBOL .NET related articles and news.

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  • Rick Malek

    ListView controls in .NET

    In this article you will learn how to use ListView controls in .NET.
    Rick Malek Sep 30, 2012
  • Rick Malek

    Exception Handling in Visual COBOL.NET

    Let's start by taking a look at a simple and pretty standard COBOL way of handling exceptions. We’ll then see how that same example would be coding in a managed environment utilizing Visual COBOL.N...
    Rick Malek Sep 30, 2012
  • Rick Malek

    Working with buttons in Micro Focus Visual COBOL

    Micro Focus released Visual COBOL R4 earlier this year and it has turned out to be an awesome addition to Visual Studio 2010. The development teams have done a great job in delivering a very usable...
    Rick Malek Sep 30, 2012
  • Rick Malek

    Working with TextBoxes in Micro Focus Visual COBOL

    Micro Focus released VisualCOBOL R4 earlier this year and it has turned out to be an awesome addition to Visual Studio 2010.
    Rick Malek May 29, 2012
  • Rick Malek

    Working With CheckBoxes in Micro Focus Visual COBOL

    This article reviews the common properties of the CheckBox control. These are the name, text, checked and checkstate properties. We’ll also review the use of events associated with a CheckBox.
    Rick Malek Apr 19, 2012
  • Rick Malek

    Working with the DateTimePicker in Micro Focus Visual COBOL

    This article is about the DateTimePicker control. Our examples will focus on a single control. We’ll show you how to manipulate the properties of that control programmatically. We may have to inclu...
    Rick Malek Feb 10, 2012
  • Rick Malek

    Using Labels with Visual COBOL

    Our examples will focus on a single control. We’ll show you how to manipulate the properties of that control programmatically.
    Rick Malek Oct 20, 2011
  • Rick Malek

    Accessing RM Data files from managed Visual COBOL

    The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an example of how to read the RM file system from a native COBOL program and have it display on a managed WinForm.
    Rick Malek Oct 19, 2011
  • Rick Malek

    How to Access Environment Variables in VisualCOBOL

    The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with an example of how to read and set environment variables from within a managed COBOL environment. We will utilize a WinForm to provide our u...
    Rick Malek Sep 09, 2011
  • Michael Bleistein

    Declaring Namespaces with Micro Focus for COBOL.NET

    In this article we will see how to use the ILUSING directive to declare namespaces in your COBOL.NET programs using Micro Focus.
    Michael Bleistein Sep 24, 2010
  • Rick Malek

    COBOL Snippets

    Beginning with this article all projects will be created using the Micro Focus Visual COBOL environment.
    Rick Malek Jul 07, 2010
  • Rick Malek

    Utilizing COBOL Property in C#

    In another article we discussed the use of creating a COBOL interface class to interact between your existing COBOL applications and the languages in the .NET Framework. This article will review a ...
    Rick Malek Mar 12, 2010
  • Rick Malek

    Working with COBOL Data Groups

    COBOL programmers have used data groups to package data together for a long time. How though does a non-COBOL user access the data being used by the COBOL programs?
    Rick Malek Oct 19, 2009
  • Rick Malek

    COBOL Calling C#

    Last month we had an article describing how C# could a COBOL class. Well this month we present a user provided example of COBOL calling C#!
    Rick Malek Sep 21, 2009
  • Rick Malek

    COBOL: It's Everywhere

    "COBOL is Dead!"..."COBOL is dying"... "COBOL won't last another 5 years"...how many times have we heard these lines or similar in the past 20 years? Guess what... Ain't true!
    Rick Malek Sep 03, 2009
  • Rick Malek

    COBOL for .NET: The more things change the more they stay the same

    Back in 2002 I wrote a series of articles dealing with COBOL and .NET integration. Since that time, quite a bit has changed. This article reviews the changes and sets the stage for upcoming article...
    Rick Malek Jul 29, 2009
  • Rick Malek

    Welcome to COBOL.NET, corner of the C# Corner

    This column will hopefully help those of you looking to use Fujitsu NetCOBOL for .NET. We are going to present some "How To" articles beginning with the basic information about the environment, the...
    Rick Malek Jan 30, 2006
  • Rick Malek

    Converting C# to COBOL

    In this article we'll take a look at some C# samples of code and then translate those samples into COBOL.
    Rick Malek Jan 30, 2006
  • Rick Malek

    Using OLEDB in ADO.NET with COBOL

    The SqlClient class was created by Microsoft and is used primarily to access a SQL Server database.
    Rick Malek Jan 30, 2006