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C for COBOL Programmers : A Business Approach - Jim Gearing

C for COBOL Programmers

A Business Approach

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Published: 12th January 1996
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Written by an experienced business data systems designer and programmer, this new tutorial provides an ideal introduction to C for the COBOL programmer who wants to become proficient in the powerful C language. Featuring side-by-side comparisons of the syntax and constructs of the two languages, C for COBOL Programmers uses the reader's knowledge of COBOL to build a framework for learning C quickly and easily. The book introduces coded examples in C early, and in the context of a business environment. A complete chapter is devoted to explaining the important differences between COBOL and C for data handling and I/O, while another chapter focusses on C programming standards as applied to business data processing. A valuable appendix cross-references COBOL commands to C commands, operators, and functions.

Quick Guide to Chapters
Preface
Acknowledgements
How to Use This Book
From COBOL to C
Introduction
Which C?
Which COBOL?
Which Computer?
Sample Programs: Free On-line or Cheap by Mail
Evolution of C
A Quick Survey of C Compared to COBOL
Fundamental Concepts of COBOL and C Compared
Program Organization in COBOL and C
A Minimal COBOL Program (Two Versions)
A Minimal C Program
How COBOL Translates t
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ISBN: 9780805316605
ISBN-10: 0805316604
Series: Business Approach
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 12th January 1996
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 19.68  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.87