Welcome Serena Central users! CLICK HERE
The migration of the Serena Central community is currently underway. Be sure to read THIS MESSAGE to get your new login set up to access your account.
Highlighted
Chris Whitty Absent Member.
Absent Member.
1326 views

Editing COBOL in a Web Browser - meet Orion

Developing COBOL applications has, until now, been largely constrained to the desktop environment. Over the summer, we set out to change the limitations of developing COBOL applications on the desktop environment, with a team of interns from Southampton and Cambridge Universities. The result was a prototype which supports a number of great features like:

  • Error marking –the server will warn you about any syntax errors when you are editing code
  • Code formatting – your code will be automatically formatted to make it cleaner and easier to read
  • Syntax highlighting – variable syntax highlighting is available for a range of dialects
  • Copybook support – allows you to open copybooks side by side or in a new window

Read more in the blog:
http://blog.microfocus.com/news/try-your-hand-at-editing-cobol-in-the-browser/2271/

Or try it out here:

http://orion.microfocus.com

Tags (1)
0 Likes
The opinions expressed above are the personal opinions of the authors, not of Micro Focus. By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. Certain versions of content ("Material") accessible here may contain branding from Hewlett-Packard Company (now HP Inc.) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. As of September 1, 2017, the Material is now offered by Micro Focus, a separately owned and operated company. Any reference to the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HPE marks is historical in nature, and the HP and Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HPE marks are the property of their respective owners.