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Structured programming is a discipline that helps programmers develop programs efficiently. A structured program consists of single-entry, single-exit modules, uses selection and repetition control structures, and is consistently formatted and documented.
Program Development CA Datacom/DB
The articles describe coding ddb Facility statements in application programs to access ddb databases. The application tasks included here illustrate common usage of frequently used ddb Facility statements.
The MetaCOBOL macro language is a flexible programming facility. The language can be used to customize the MetaCOBOL Translator to solve a broad range of specific user problems.
Online Programming Language
The Online Programming Language articles present the basic OPL functions and describe their use by building an OPL program. Use the articles with the articles. Familiarity with COBOL, CICS, and BMS is assumed.
String Manipulation Language
The MetaCOBOL String Manipulation Language (SML) is a COBOL language extension that provides string handling and inspection capability unavailable in COBOL. Like other dmcobs programs, programs written with the SML are translated through the MetaCOBOL Translator. The MetaCOBOL Translator produces conventional COBOL programs.
Documentation Legal Notice - English - Public
Includes the documentation legal notice.