Visual COBOL for Visual Studio 2017 - Developer Preview Now Available

Yesterday, Micro Focus announced the release of its developer preview for Visual COBOL for Visual Studio 2017.  An except from our press release is provided below along with links to the product page and how to get your own personal copy.

This developer preview is your opportunity to try out the latest features of Visual Studio alongside Visual COBOL.  GA support for Visual COBOL for Visual Studio 2017 will be available this summer.  More on that launch date very soon.

Enjoy your product trial of Visual COBOL for Visual Studio 2017.



On April 4th, Micro Focus announced its Visual COBOL solution now supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2017. For over 50 years, the enterprise has continued to rely on COBOL applications to drive competitive advantage and deliver critical business services. As the pace of business change accelerates, fueled by the digital economy, Visual COBOL for Visual Studio 2017 enables IT teams to align existing COBOL systems with the future business strategy.

Micro Focus Visual COBOL enables software developers to build and modernize COBOL applications alongside Microsoft .NET languages, including C# and VB.NET, while taking advantage of Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 to connect COBOL applications to new technologies, including Windows 10, .NET and the Azure cloud. Through a seamless development experience, Visual COBOL for Visual Studio enables DevOps teams to move faster and deliver more functionality, while re-using valuable application logic and data.