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Db2 for the Cobol Programmer Part 1by Curtis Garvin
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Ours are the only DB2 books that present DB2 from the COBOL programmer's point of view. But that of course is what you need if you're writing COBOL programs that process DB2 databases on an IBM mainframe.
In Part 1, 12 complete programs show you how to use embedded SQL statements within a COBOL program. Along the way, you'll learn how to:
Book News Annotation:
New edition of a reference that presents DB2 from the programmer's point of view. It teaches how to develop programs that access, add, delete, or update the data in one or more DB2 tables and then expands on these basic skills to cover data protection considerations (such as error handling and locking techniques); how to manipulate DB2 data using column and scalar functions and subqueries; how to handle the complications caused by variable-length data and null values in DB2 tables; and finally, how to develop programs interactively (using DB21) or in batch, including how to test and debug programs using SPUFI and QMF to create test data. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This classic book has been a staple on computer bookshelves since 1991 because it teaches DB2 from the programmer's point of view. Now it's newly revised and reorganized for more effective training.
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