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COBOL V6.2 Was Announced! What's New?

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The Enterprise COBOL V6.2 compiler was announced in July 2017. This is a presentation given at SHARE in August 2017 that describes what has changed in this new compiler.


Highlights in Enterprise COBOL V6.2:
  • Support for the new IBM z14 hardware and IBM z/OS V2.3 operating system
  • New features added from the COBOL 2002/2014 standards
  • New IBM extension features
  • New, replaced, and enhanced compiler options for ease of migration and programmer productivity
  • Usability enhancements in the z/OS UNIX System Services environment
  • Improved interfaces to other licensed programs and tools
  • Compile-time and runtime performance improvements

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04 June 2020