COBOL and SQL Server041 (8/18/2012 2:12:33 AM) comp.lang.cobol Recently I have had to revise the use of DAO with SQL Server, due to
limitations in the DAO implementation from Microsoft which were put there in
the days when people used Access databases.
Data Access O... Pete
The best programming advice I ever got.2055 (8/13/2012 11:29:39 AM) comp.lang.cobol http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1926692
I came across the above in the course of my normal routine and was blown
away by it.
Not just the article but also the comments.
I could add a ... Pete
COBOL21 site update042 (7/22/2012 9:52:53 AM) comp.lang.cobol http://primacomputing.co.nz/COBOL21
New videos have been added, some of which show COBOL code before and after
There is a new 5 cent tour of Code Conversion with explanation of
OT: Baseball anyone?1565 (7/11/2012 12:06:04 PM) comp.lang.cobol I found this highly amusing, especially the last line... :-)
"I used to write COBOL...now I can do anything."
Refactoring COBOL #3051 (7/5/2012 2:53:33 AM) comp.lang.cobol I've been getting some private mail about refactoring COBOL in general and
about refactoring data access in particular.
There seems to be growing interest on the part of many COBOL guys about
using OO CO... Pete
Network sharing with XP/Win 7551 (7/3/2012 4:14:50 AM) comp.lang.cobol I was wondering if anyone has had problems sharing Win 7 machines with XP
machines across the LAN?
My new 64 Bit (Windows 7 Ultimate) machine would not play nicely with the XP
machines on my LAN, althoug... Pete
Devilish Debugging2038 (6/24/2012 6:30:04 AM) comp.lang.cobol Yeah, I know, if we all wrote perfect code we wouldn't need it...
I just spent two days (not entirely full on, other things as well) trying to
account for and change some "odd" behaviour in a program runni... Pete
Heads up for 32 bit COBOL developers...5100 (6/19/2012 1:15:07 PM) comp.lang.cobol I have a client who is running 64 bit processors and wants to use the PRIMA
Most of the Toolset is written in C#, but there are a number of components
written in 32 bit Fujitsu NetCOBO... Pete
OT: A question - maybe several...2349 (6/1/2012 1:08:43 AM) comp.lang.cobol This morning I was sitting in my armchair writing code (COBOL and C#, so
this post is not completely off topic:-)) when I noticed that the rug near
the entrance to my lounge had moved.
It does this as a ... Pete
WorkSheet And "Copy"17441 (7/27/2012 6:45:20 PM) comp.lang.cobol Hi,
i have a problem with Excel Application.
The Worksheet Method "Copy" not working correctly.
Here is sample of my code:
INVOKE XLEXCEL "GETSHEETS" USING BY VALUE 1 RETURNING COPYSHEET.
INVOKE COPY... Lazycop(7)
Pete Are you ok?154 (8/7/2012 1:57:52 PM) comp.lang.cobol Pete
I saw this: Mount Tongariro volcano erupts in New Zealand
I hop... tleaders(26)
OT: Software Security248 (8/14/2012 9:55:34 PM) comp.lang.cobol I thought some of you might be interest in this. Note SAFECode stands for
Software Assurance Forum foe Excellence in Code and is a vendor consortium.
Practical Security Stories and Security Tasks for Agil... chottel(592)
OT: Python Books Recommendation760 (8/30/2012 6:55:21 PM) comp.lang.cobol I was thinking of learning C# but for now I have decided to learn Python. I
know that some on this news group program in Python and I would be
interested in any book recommendations that you could provide ... chottel(592)
"Bathh" in today's (financial) world855 (9/20/2012 1:00:11 AM) comp.lang.cobol (Semi-related to current and past threads)
I just "closed" a problem ticket with "Ameriprise Financial". This is the
company that I use for both my investments and my "checking" account.
The bottom-line... wmklein1(150)