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COBOL usage today

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Did you know: 80 percent of the world’s daily business transactions rely on COBOL?

I have to say I was surprised when I saw the facts from a recent Wall Street Journal article. The article refers to the fact that Cobol still plays a big role. I would have thought the language is no longer important. We all know we moved significantly forward with other languages like Java and C. Obviously Marketing and the overall Internet is showing a picture, which is not fully true.

If you’re interested in more details have a look to this Blog entry outlining the details

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