Category: Sample Code

COBOL Sample file Program – Sequential File Read

This sample program explains how to define a PS(Physical Sequential) File in different divisions and the steps to access it in the procedure division. Steps: Environment Division –> Input-Output Section –> File-Control . Here COBOL File name is given to the PS file and a linking between the cobol program and PS file is established.

Sample RUN JCL for COBOL Program

Sample RUN JCL for a COBOL Program – In Mainframes area any batch COBOL program needs to have its corresponding JCL to run it without which it can not be executed. As we know JCL is a JOb Control Language which is used to run and control the execution of the programs. So JOB written

COBOL Batch Program Example

COBOL Batch program(example) is a cobol program that runs in a bath mode. Unlike the Online programs, batch programs runs in background. To execute any Batch program a JOB written in JCL(Job Control Language) is required. This JOB is also used to specify any files that are used in that program. Generally Batch programs are