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Structured COBOL Programming, Second Edition

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Publisher Comments:

Part of the highly successful Shelly Cashman Series, this introductory book allows the user to write error free, reliable, and easy to modify COBOL programs right from the start.

Synopsis:

The Shelly Cashman Series offers cutting-edge books that make it easy to learn about computers. Shelly and Cashman's step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to learning guarantees success. Full-color screen shots follow every step, making it nearly impossible for readers to lose their way.
-- Project opening pages provide depth and perspective for each project
-- Exercises at the end of each project including the unique "Cases and Places", reinforce learning
-- Pending approval for Microsoft Office User Specialist certification
-- Teaches users to: access pictures from the World Wide Web, create Web pages, perform Excel Web queries, add hyperlinks to Office documents, and much more
-- "Other Ways" Boxes show the user several ways to perform tasks
-- Completion Time:

90+hrs. — Office Suite

30-40hrs. — Comprehensive

20-30hrs. — Complete

About the Author

Gary Shelly

Gary Shelly, together with co-author Tom Cashman, wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. Since then, more than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman textbooks have been sold. In recent years, Gary, Tom, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software.

Thomas J. Cashman

Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. In 1960, he established one of the first business data processing programs in the United States at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head from 1960 to 1966.

In 1969, he began collaborating with Gary Shelly. Since that time, Cashman, Shelly, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced more than 186 leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software. He has also taught summer institutes for teachers at the University of Central Oklahoma, Memphis State University, and Purdue University.

The Shelly Cashman Series

Thirty-five years ago, computer educator Tom Cashman collaborated with Gary Shelly, one of his programming students, on their first book: IBM System/360 Assembler Language, published by Anaheim Publishing Company. With the success of this book, they formed a writing partnership that has endured to this day.

Shelly and Cashman soon became the best-selling authors in computer and computer programming education. In 1980, they published the first ever full-color Introduction to Computers text. Not only did they sell 1.8 million copies of this edition, they changed the face of the Introductory computer course forever. Today, the Shelly Cashman Series books, published by Course Technology, are used by thousands of educators and millions of students, all around the world.Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. In 1960, he established one of the first business data processing programs in the United States at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head from 1960 to 1966. In 1969, he began collaborating with Gary Shelly. Since that time, Cashman, Shelly, and a talented group of contributing authors have produced more than 186 leading textbooks on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software. He has also taught summer institutes for teachers at the University of Central Oklahoma, Memphis State University, and Purdue University.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to COBOL and Program Development 2. A Complete COBOL Program 3. ENVIORNMENT and DATA DIVISIONS 4. IF, MOVE, and Data Validation 5. Arithmetic, Branching, and Printed Reports 6. The COBOL SORT and Record Selection Processing 7. Tables and Table Processing 8. Data Manipulation and Control Breaks 9. Sequential File Maintenance 10. Indexed and Relative Files 11. The Report Writer Feature and Declaratives 12. Object Oriented COBOL Appendices A. Laboratory Assignment Test Data B. Answers to Student Assignments C. COBOL Reserve Words D. COBOL Basic Formats E. Variable-Length Records F. A Guide to Merant MicroFocus Personal COBOL for Windows G. A Guide to Merant MicroFocus Net Express

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789557032
Author:
Shelly, Gary B.
Author:
Cashman, Thomas J.
Author:
Foreman, Roy O.
Author:
Foreman, Roy
Publisher:
Course Technology
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - COBOL
Subject:
Structured programming
Subject:
COBOL
Subject:
Programming - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
95-13
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
552
Dimensions:
10.82x8.38x.80 in. 2.51 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » COBOL

Structured COBOL Programming, Second Edition
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Product details 552 pages Course Technology - English 9780789557032 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Shelly Cashman Series offers cutting-edge books that make it easy to learn about computers. Shelly and Cashman's step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to learning guarantees success. Full-color screen shots follow every step, making it nearly impossible for readers to lose their way.
-- Project opening pages provide depth and perspective for each project
-- Exercises at the end of each project including the unique "Cases and Places", reinforce learning
-- Pending approval for Microsoft Office User Specialist certification
-- Teaches users to: access pictures from the World Wide Web, create Web pages, perform Excel Web queries, add hyperlinks to Office documents, and much more
-- "Other Ways" Boxes show the user several ways to perform tasks
-- Completion Time:

90+hrs. — Office Suite

30-40hrs. — Comprehensive

20-30hrs. — Complete

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