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Visual COBOL

The leading COBOL application development, deployment, and modernization solution for distributed systems.

Future-proof your COBOL Business Applications

Overview

Visual COBOL provides COBOL development and integration tools – in your choice of Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code or Eclipse – that offer programmers an unrivaled development experience. Use Visual COBOL to help your software delivery teams transform core business systems written in COBOL using the latest technologies including .NET, JVM, Containers and Cloud.

Visual COBOL 7.0

Introducing the next chapter of COBOL Innovation – Visual COBOL 7.0. This latest release delivers new and exciting development capabilities designed for Micro Focus COBOL applications. Take full advantage of the NEW, open and popular toolset, Visual Studio Code for COBOL development.

Visual COBOL 7.0 also delivers a continued Micro Focus commitment to COBOL deployment across a wide array of platforms including new Linux distributions, .NET core, Docker containers, Azure Cloud and AWS.

Compile COBOL applications to Java

Compile COBOL applications to Java

Compile COBOL applications to Java byte code for deployment within the Java Virtual Machine.

Compile COBOL applications to .NET

Compile COBOL applications to .NET

Use Visual COBOL to compile directly to Microsoft intermediate language for deployment within Microsoft .NET.

Fully featured COBOL editor

Fully featured COBOL editor

Also includes an integrated COBOL debug experience.

Native code generator

Native code generator

Visual COBOL includes a native code generator for the leading Enterprise platforms, including Windows, Linux on Intel, Linux on Power, Linux on z systems, AIX, Solaris, and HP-UX.

Mixed-language support

Mixed-language support

Integrate COBOL with C/C++, C#, VB.NET, Java, and more.

RDBMS support

RDBMS support

Visual COBOL includes RDBMS support for Oracle, Microsoft, IBM, and open source databases, including PostgreSQL.

Support for virtualized, container, and cloud environments

Support for virtualized, container, and cloud environments

Visual COBOL supports COBOL deployment to industry-standard frameworks such as Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon AWS, and integrated support for the Microsoft Azure SDK.

COBOL refactoring

COBOL refactoring

Instantly isolate and extract business rules and data within your COBOL application and deploy to any API or services infrastructure.

Advanced diagnostics tools

Advanced diagnostics tools

Visual COBOL includes easy-to-use tools including patented reversible debugging aids for RHEL Intel systems.

    Case Studies

    APRA AMCOS

    APRA AMCOS tunes up application performance to take on explosive growth in digital streaming market.

    Advanced Logo

    COBOL deployment using Docker streamlines cloud delivery, time-to-market, and DevOps practices.

    Micro Focus and Advanced enable digital transformation at the Department for Work and Pensions

    Micro Focus and Advanced enable digital transformation at the Department for Work and Pensions.

    Visual COBOL: New Application Modernization Tools for the Java Developer

    Re-imagine software development and application modernization using the power of Visual COBOL.

    Visual COBOL data sheet

    Visual COBOL Solution brochure

    Ready to Innovate?

    The Visual COBOL Azure DevOps and Serverless Computing Walkthrough.

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