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Desperately needed best cobol online guide(For starter)

 
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PPRASAD2

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:12 am    Post subject: Desperately needed best cobol online guide(For starter)
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Hi,

Can anybody suggest me the best online edition or link for cobol?

I want to start from basics.

Thank you.
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Binop B

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 12:41 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Prasad,

The IBM Manuals available in top of the page is a pretty good one. You could start with the guide and then move to the reference... icon_smile.gif
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:43 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you are willing to spend $, Alida Jatich has an excellent book:

http://www.amazon.com/Command-Level-Programming-Professional-Computing/dp/0471528625
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Terry Heinze

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:46 am    Post subject:
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Mike Murach is also well known for his mainframe books. Both CICS COBOL and mainframe COBOL are at the bottom of this link: http://www.murach.com/index.htm
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 8:30 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

IMHO - the Murach books are among the best available. I have several and they are all excellent.

fwiw
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SCARCEBOYZ

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 1:26 pm    Post subject: COBOL Online Tutorial
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Hi Prasad,

Try this

http://www.csis.ul.ie/COBOL/Course/

I hope this will be good for start up.
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