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COBOL V6.3 Was Announced! What's New?

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Abstract

The Enterprise COBOL V6.3 compiler was announced and shipped in September 2019. This is a presentation given at SHARE in February 2020 that describes what has changed in this new compiler.

Content

Highlights in Enterprise COBOL V6.3:
  • z15 exploitation using ARCH(13)
  • FUNCTION keyword optional
  • AMODE 64 (64-bit) support
  • Dynamically sized elementary items
  • UTF-8 native data type support

Related Information

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 June 2020

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ibm16220206