Purpose/Scope of Book

This book is designed to teach ACUCOBOL-GT developers how to deploy applications on the Internet. It includes a glossary of Internet technology and terminology, a description of alternative approaches to Internet deployment, specific instructions on implementing each approach, and samples where appropriate.

After reading this book, ACUCOBOL-GT developers will have a clear understanding of how to integrate COBOL programming with their current Internet strategies, how to shape future Internet strategies, and how to minimize development time and expense.

References to Windows in this manual denote any of the supported Windows platforms, which are listed in the Product Availability section on the Micro Focus SupportLine Web site: https://supportline.microfocus.com/prodavail.aspx. Where it is necessary to make a distinction, the specific version name/number is specified.