Micro Focus is committed to evolving the COBOL language to ensure it remains the best option for business applications. In this release new COBOL syntax for managed code includes:
- Optional parameters
- Named parameters
- Event attach/detach
- Delegate combining
The Visual COBOL Samples Browser provides examples of how to use these new capabilities.
ACUCOBOL-GT® AND RM/COBOL COMPATIBILITY
Modernization add-on for ACUCOBOL-GT extend® and RM/COBOL customers. This toolset assists in the conversion of code to Micro Focus dialect and supports ACUCOBOL-GT® to .NET WPF and character screen support.
Micro Focus provides an Early Adopter Program (EAP) for customers wishing to upgrade to Visual COBOL. To determine your upgrade path and find out more about the program, please contact your Micro Focus account manager.
VISUAL STUDIO 2013 - DEVELOPER PREVIEW
With integration already in Visual Studio 2010 and 2012, Micro Focus now offers initial support for COBOL development within Visual Studio 2013, Microsoft’s flagship development platform.
For a closer look, start your trial here www.microfocus.com/vs2013
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