MERANT Micro Focus Server Express™

OO Programming with Object COBOL


Issue 1
January 1999

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This book explains how you use Micro Focus OO extensions to COBOL for object-oriented programming. It includes explanations of concepts, programming tutorials, programming documentation and information about the Micro Focus Class Library.


You should be familiar with the COBOL language and with your operating system. You should read the Getting Started book and be familiar with the COBOL development cycle described in the Server Express User's Guide before reading other books in the book set.


The notation used in the books is as follows:

Command Lines

The notation used to describe the format of command lines is as follows: