A Cornerstone Language of the Mainframe

For 60 years, COBOL has been the cornerstone language for application development on mainframes. It effectively engages in large-scale batch and transaction processing jobs at a number of companies, government organizations, and other firms.

With 60 years of history, it’s no wonder that COBOL has evolved and become more resilient. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent headlines have focused on the age of state unemployment systems and the need for COBOL programmers, but little's been said about the continued importance of COBOL.

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