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By glenn havelock posted Fri July 01, 2022 03:45 PM

  
IBM announced ENTERPRISE COBOL for z/OS 6.4 in late May 2022. Did you know that you can:

 

-  Enable your COBOL applications to utilize new features of IBM z16™?

-  Improve Java™/COBOL interoperability to easily extend the capabilities of your COBOL applications with Java?

-  Improve integration with IBM Automatic Binary Optimizer for z/OS to invest in your future so that modules you compile today can take advantage of future IBM Z hardware enhancements, without having to be recompiled?

- And much, much more?

 

IBM has some great resources to help you get familiar with ENTERPRISE COBOL for z/OS 6.4:

 

-  There’s a great intro video to ENTERPRISE COBOL for z/OS 6.4 here:

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cobol-zos/6.4?topic=video-gallery#video_gallery__new

Have a look at the video ‘what’s new in IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS 6.4 (03:23)’

-  If that whets your appetite for more info, IBM has a very helpful summary of the new features in this offering in their Data Sheet, which you can find here:

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/system/files/inline-files/cobol_zos_64_data_sheet_0.pdf

-  IBM’s product page dives into additional features, resources, and documentation here:

https://www.ibm.com/products/cobol-compiler-zos

 
COBOL continues to constantly evolve. Check out all the new features to help you on your Digital Transformation journey!
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Mon July 04, 2022 06:35 AM

Thanks Glenn for a useful set of resources