Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Compile mainframe COBOL programs on my Windows PC

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
Larry Seabrook

New User


Joined: 12 Sep 2014
Posts: 2
Location: USA

PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:16 pm    Post subject: Compile mainframe COBOL programs on my Windows PC
Reply with quote

Hello,

I would like to code and just compile mainframe COBOL programs on my Windows PC, for practice. What is the best software that would allow me to do this?

Thank you in advance.

Larry
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Bill Woodger

DFSORT Moderator


Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 7315

PostPosted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:48 pm    Post subject: Reply to: IBM Mainframe OS/390 COBOL under Windows - Compile
Reply with quote

Gnu COBOL. There is a configuration file for mainframe compatibility. It is not perfect (you can offer to fix the code in the compiler if you find anomalies) but does a pretty good job.

This presumes you don't want CICS or SQL. There may be options for those.

It's all for free, and there are discussion areas for support and whatever.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> COBOL Programming All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Mainframe Opening in Chennai ( 2 to 4... muralikrishnan_new Mainframe Jobs 0 Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:20 pm
No new posts XML Parse for COBOL 5.2 Bhanu Praveen COBOL Programming 1 Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:58 pm
No new posts Identify top 30 big tables or indexes... ashek15 DB2 0 Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:01 am
No new posts Dynamic output file creation in cobol... smileheal COBOL Programming 7 Thu Jun 15, 2017 10:53 pm
No new posts Search utility(3.14) using JCl and Cobol RKS3 COBOL Programming 12 Sat Jun 10, 2017 10:24 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us