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Visual COBOL Personal Edition

Build new skills in modern COBOL development.

Build new skills and experience in COBOL development.

Visual COBOL Personal Edition helps you build and modernize COBOL applications using the most popular integrated development environments (IDEs)–Visual Studio or Eclipse. Tune your skills with the next generation in COBOL development–Visual COBOL.

Visual Studio

Learn COBOL using Microsoft Visual Studio.

Get advanced COBOL editing and debugging, as well as continuous background compilation, auto complete, code analysis and code search—all integrated within Microsoft Visual Studio.

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Build, debug, compile and test COBOL programs using the latest Microsoft IDE.

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Combine COBOL, C#, and other .NET languages within one integrated development toolset.

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Eclipse

Learn COBOL using the Eclipse IDE.

Streamline application delivery with advanced editing and debugging. It features continuous background compilation, code analysis, code search, and remote debugging.

Build, debug, compile and test COBOL programs using the latest Eclipse IDE.

Combine COBOL, Java and other JVM-based languages within one integrated development toolset.

Free Student License

Build new COBOL skills

Whether you are new to COBOL or a veteran, our free, one-year, student developer license will help you build new skills for a rewarding career.

Build skills in COBOL without the need to buy a license.

Learn skills to maintain and modernize COBOL applications.

Latest COBOL Research Results

70%

core business transaction processing runs on COBOL

800B

lines of COBOL code in use today

92%

Leaders say COBOL apps are strategic

Resources

Featured Resources

Ebook
Visual COBOL: A developer’s guide to modern COBOL
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Ebook
Visual COBOL: New Application Modernization Tools for the Java Developer
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COBOL Education
COBOL Academic Program
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Data Sheet
Visual COBOL data sheet
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Brochure
Visual COBOL Solution Brochure
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Videos
Visual COBOL Video Playlist
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Blog
Why programmers still love COBOL
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Visual COBOL for Visual Studio Personal Edition

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