The programming language that doesn’t want to die

The programming language that doesn’t want to die

The world’s banking, business and governmental systems are underpinned by a programming language developed over half a century ago – but fewer people than ever know how to use it today. Devised in 1959 by Dr. Grace Hopper and her team, COBOL has endured the...
An old programming language is threatening global stability

An old programming language is threatening global stability

In addition to ventilators and face masks, US state governments are now in dire need of COBOL programmers to help out during the global pandemic. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently put out a call for volunteers who know how to code the decades-old computer...