What is COBOL?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Feb 22, 2018

 

COBOL is weak and static Typing discipline computer programming language designed for common business use.

In 1959, the US Department of Defence formed CODASYL (Conference on Data Systems Language). CODASYL was formed with the motive to develop a computer programing language known as COBOL. It is the acronym for Common Business-Oriented Language, which is used for meeting business, administrative, finance needs. COBOL works on easy English terms and phrases so that business users understand and fulfill their data processing needs through COBOL.

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