BCS Programmer’s Tools

Primary Dialog Primary Option Menu Edit Link Categories Pop Up Menu Link Pop Up Menu Our primary workbench is depicted below. This tool stores links (for web pages and executable programs).  Browser counterparts cannot accomodete other links which may be useful in developing computer software. The panel on the left deals with entries for cagtegories […]

Install GnuCOBOL From Source Code

First retrieve the source code by clicking here. Extract the contents of the downloaded source code to your desired location.  Change directory to the selected location. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] ./configure CPPFLAGS=-I/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.5.3/include -/usr/local/BerkeleyDB.5.3/lib make -j4 sudo make install [/codesyntax] Next check the version of cobc by issuing the following command. [codesyntax lang=”bash”] cobc -v [/codesyntax] The resulting […]

GnuCOBOL Development Environment

I found the Open COBOL integrated development environment to be most refreshing.  The COBOL source code in translated dynamically to “c” programming language and is compiled and executed as a “c” program. Click here for main Link to OpenCOBOLIDE. The initial installation of OpenCOBOLIDE may not install properly out of the box.  My current installation […]