Micro Focus OO COBOL Extensions
Directives (OO Native COBOL)
A Class describes an Object COBOL Class object and its instance objects. It contains nested programs for class methods and instance methods.
Class Extension (OO Native COBOL)
A class extension enables you to add extra functionality to an object COBOL class without changing the original source code.
The class body contains all the code that defines class data and class methods.
The class object is an object that acts as a creator of objects.
The object program contains the definition of data and methods for all instances of the class.
Method Interface Definition
A method interface definition defines the parameters for the method, how they are passed, and any alternate syntax that can be used to invoke the method.
Part 3. Additional Topics