Labs - COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL Basics
The Labs – COBOL (z/OS) – COBOL Basics course provides a range of exercises that can be run in your organization’s mainframe training sandbox. Initial exercises focus on compiling, binding and executing existing COBOL programs, and then move to creating basic COBOL code used to display formatted output.
Programmers who need to use COBOL in a z/OS environment.
Each Lab module below contains its own list of prerequisites or equivalent knowledge, which is displayed when accessing the module.
- After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Create and debug a batch job to compile, bind, and execute a COBOL module
- Define COBOL program input and output requirements
- Define strings, numbers, and dates
- Code an inline subroutine
Compiling, Binding, and Running a COBOL Program
Identifying Compiling Problems
Invoking a COBOL Program in Batch
Batch Parameters and Return Codes
Passing Parameters to a COBOL Program
Checking for Valid Input
RETURN-CODE Special Register
Manipulating String Data and Dates
Reading Data from SYSIN
REVERSE and UPPER-CASE Intrinsic Functions
INSPECT Statement with TALLYING Phrase
CURRENT-DATE Intrinsic Function
DATE-OF-INTEGER and INTEGER-OF-DATE Intrinsic Functions
Basic Arithmetic Calculations
ON SIZE ERROR Phrase
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