Tutorial: Creating a Basic JVM COBOL Application

This tutorial is an introduction to developing managed COBOL applications using Visual COBOL.

JVM COBOL applications are written in managed COBOL but compile to Java byte code. This enables you to use all the Objected-Oriented language features of managed COBOL that provide seamless interoperation between COBOL and Java.

The tutorial follows a logical sequence of application development tasks to create a simple COBOL class that displays a message when run.

Use the Next and Previous links to move between the tutorial steps.