GnuCOBOL Functions

I am adding this post to provide some insights into the coding structures required for defining and calling custom functions with GnuCOBOL. 000001 IDENTIFICATION DIVISION. 000002 PROGRAM-ID. TEST. 000003* Purpose of this program is demonstrate the use of functions 000004* by defining a simple function to increment a number. 000005 ENVIRONMENT DIVISION. 000006 CONFIGURATION SECTION. …

COBOL on a Mac

If you are thinking about trying out the COBOL programming language and you have a macOS computer, I will outline afew ways to get you started. The first option is to install the last stable version of GnuCOBOL and the second, is to install one of the upcoming versions. I personally used opton 1 initially …

Introducing RetroGen

Yesterday, we announced a new application being developed that is retro-styled and written to allow genealogists with much older equipment to work on their family tree being compliant to the GEDCOM standards, free from application nuances and fast. Today, the structure of the loading is outlined since the successful loading of the GEDCOM file is …