COBOL: A self-instructional manual
by James A. Saxon
Publisher: Prentice-Hall 1963
Number of pages: 190
The COBOL (COmmon Business Oriented Language) system was developed in an effort to produce an English-like programming language which can be used on many different types of data processing systems. This self-instructional manual has been developed to teach the beginner the fundamentals of COBOL programming.
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