Visual COBOL® provides COBOL development and integration tools—in your choice of Visual Studio or Eclipse—that offer programmers an unrivaled development experience. Use Visual COBOL to help your AppDev teams work better together and deliver new functionality faster to your business users.
Visual COBOL for Visual Studio provides advanced COBOL editing and debugging for application developers. Continuous background compilation, auto complete, code analysis, and code search are just a few of the many developer tools available to streamline application delivery. Utilize REST and JSON to build new web services. Create new user interfaces using Win Forms or WPF. Combine COBOL with C#, VB, and other .NET languages—all within one IDE.
Visual COBOL for Eclipse provides advanced COBOL editing and debugging for application developers. Continuous background compilation code analysis, code search, and remote compile, and debugging are just a few of the many developer tools available to streamline application delivery. Utilize REST and JSON to build new web services. Create new user interfaces using HTML-5. Combine COBOL with Java and other Java Virtual Machine (JVM) languages—all within one IDE.
The Micro Focus COBOL compiler and runtime system provides universal platform coverage enabling COBOL applications to be deployed across a range of distributed systems, ensuring compatibility and consistent behavior across different platforms. Standard library routines callable from COBOL applications enable a write-once, deploy-anywhere approach for developers. The latest release of Visual COBOL takes this development and deployment flexibility even further with support for Docker containers. New product packaging options enable Docker deployment to both Windows Server and Linux platforms.
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