WHAT'S NEW IN ENTERPRISE COBOL for z/OS?
PARSE enhancements including support for validation against SCHEMA|
* BLOCK0 compiler option
* CICS options in
COBOL compiler listing with integrated CICS translator
* Enhanced support for Java 7 and better control over generation of XML documents
* Enterprise COBOL V5.1 raised the total size of all data items in a working-storage or local-storage section to 2GB, and the maximum size of an individual data item to 999,999,999 bytes.
* New built-in functions are added to improve programmability of UTF-8 applications, thus improving COBOL applications’ ability to process UTF-8 data in DB2 and XML documents.
* To improve application maintainability, a new
floating comment indicator (*>) is added for developers to use anywhere
in the program-text area to indicate that the text on the line is a