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ram_vizag

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:56 pm    Post subject: What is modular programming in cobol?
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Hi friends,

May i know what is modular programming in cobol??

any referencial links plzzz
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:03 pm    Post subject: Reply to: What is modular programming in cobol?
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Design so that "tasks" can be carried out by "modules" (sub-programs).

This is as opposed to the traditional "monolith" of spaghetti (nice imagery, though I say so myself).
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:09 pm    Post subject:
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A Basic requirement for modular programming is to divide a large programs into smaller more manageable parts known as Modules.A module in a COBOL program can be realized in two ways
1)AS a PERFORM module
2) Or as a Separately compiled subrouties
Over a google search you would get links as I got and moreover if you need a ref. books then you need to purchase them icon_confused.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Reply to: What is modular programming in cobol?
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Bill Woodger wrote:
Design so that "tasks" can be carried out by "modules" (sub-programs).

This is as opposed to the traditional "monolith" of spaghetti (nice imagery, though I say so myself).



Thanks bill for ur response,

but can u brief on this...any links plzzz
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply to: What is modular programming in cobol?
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what about googling Yourself with COBOL MODULAR PROGRAMMING
to receive gazillions of related links ???
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:29 pm    Post subject:
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ram_vizag, is this a homework assignment? Furthermore, since this is a professional forum you are expected to be able to help yourself to some degree -- such as using Google to find links yourself.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:32 pm    Post subject:
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Please translate these words (in bold) for me:

Thanks bill for ur response,

but can u brief on this...any links plzzz

How hard is it to use proper English, and not some shorthand slang?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: What is modular programming in cobol?
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ur = unit record (printer/punch)
u = the front half of U2
plzzz = I started to write something but fell asleep in the process
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 6:50 pm    Post subject:
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Quote:
u = the front half of U2

You mean Bono? icon_lol.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:25 pm    Post subject:
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Terry Heinze wrote:
You mean Bono? :lol:


It must be, because ram_vizag still hasn't found what he's looking for.
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