Cobol has been a thorn in my side for a long time. Working for software vendors, it’s not a given that Cobol is installed because they don’t always need to run payroll and don’t have production instances.
It’s been a while since I have played with OpenCOBOL. It’s been so long that they have renamed it to GnuCobol instead.
I’ve gotten closer so far, but I still can’t get past the database connection. Here’s my notes.