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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  • ListView controls in .NET

    In this article you will learn how to use ListView controls in .NET.
  • 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.NET.
  • 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 product.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 include one additional control but the focus on each project will be on a single control with a supporting role for the additional control.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 user interaction.
  • 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.
  • COBOL Snippets

    Beginning with this article all projects will be created using the Micro Focus Visual COBOL environment.
  • 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 new option for exposing those assets via the use of Properties.
  • 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?
  • 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#!
  • 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!
  • 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 articles from a world renown COBOL vendor.
  • 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 interaction with Visual Studio.NET, the Designers and the COBOL language.
  • 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.
  • Using OLEDB in ADO.NET with COBOL

    The SqlClient class was created by Microsoft and is used primarily to access a SQL Server database.