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Our Cobol Services

Dedicated Cobol Developers Who Bring Cost-effective, Valuable Support to Match Your Business Needs.

Application Development

Application Development

Our programmers develop, test, and deploy business applications in COBOL for different operating systems like Z/OS, IBM i, OpenVMS, Windows, etc. Our services include engineering mission-critical applications and systems, modernized interfaces, software security, and ensured availability.

Maintenance and Migration

Maintenance & Migration

Our programmers are experts in complete software development lifecycle services. We update and maintain legacy COBOL software, or migrate to newer technologies. Our expertise includes all versions of COBOL, Java, .NET, SQL, and more. We adhere to ISO / IEC standards for COBOL development.

Industry Specialties

Industry Specialties

Our programmers have experience in a variety of industries, including banking, finance, insurance, utilities, transportation and more. Hire an expert with experience in your industry’s regulations and standards, plus COBOL expertise to deliver the highest quality software.

What Makes Us Unique

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Legacy & Modern Platform Support

  • Experts who understand both legacy and modern platforms
  • Certified programmers with SME and large enterprise experience
  • Onsite or Remote Support
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Performance Guarantee

  • Try us for thirty days
  • If you are not happy, you will not be invoiced
  • No Upfront Fee
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Transparent
Billing

  • Fixed monthly pricing
  • No overtime charges
  • No long term agreements

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Build Strong

We are dedicated to help you build the application and technologies that meet your business aspirations. We know the latest versions and libraries and can integrate technologies to satisfy your expectations.

Build on Time

Deploy and support, according to your needs and timeline.

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Within 7 days, you’ll start your project. Whether you need one developer or a team.

We are dedicated to a 30 day risk free trial with our developers.

Structure your design, test code for quality and functionality.

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We are dedicated to providing you developers with the right skills and experience to scope your requirements.

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Within 7 days, you’ll start your project. Whether you need one developer or a team.

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We are dedicated to providing you developers with the right skills and experience to scope your requirements.

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Structure your design, test code for quality and functionality.

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Deploy and support, according to your needs and timeline.

We are dedicated to a 30 day risk free trial with our developers.

Build on Budget

We help startups realize their aspirations and medium to large enterprises build big within their budgets. Contact us with your project ideas and we’ll give you a quote. Whether you need a dedicated team with rolling contracts, fixed pricing for one-time projects or hourly pricing for on-going work, we are dedicated to affordability and your satisfaction.

Why COBOL development for your project?

COBOL is a robust language that covers 70% of business applications on the market today. It is primarily used for developing business, finance and administrative applications that require high levels of security and data critical features. 60-year-old language, many businesses and governments still use Cobol. If you are planning to create an application for your enterprise that has mission critical processes, legacy languages like COBOL are the best options. Programmers.io has pool of talent with expertise in all legacy languages with COBOL being among the top ones.

Basic structure of a COBOL Program:

COBOL Program

Any COBOL code or set of code written, have a hierarchical structure. Therefore, it needs all the components to be present for head-to-toe relationship as shown in the above figure.

Divisions

In plain language, a division in COBOL program is a block of code, which usually contains one or more sections. It starts where the division name is stated and ends with the beginning of the next division.

Sections

Sections are the logical subparts or subdivision of the program logic. It is the collection of paragraphs.

Paragraphs

Paragraphs are the portions of various selections. These selections are a user-defined or predefined names which are followed by a period. This section includes zero or more sentences.

Sentences

Sentences are a combination of single or multiple statements. They occur only in the procedure division. A sentence in COBOL language must end with a period(.) according to the syntax.

Statements

These are the meaningful COBOL statements which perform code processing.

Characters

Characters cannot be divided further as these are lowest entity in the hierarchy.

Benefits of development in COBOL:

  • COBOL is an effective language; it allows the developers to handle a considerable volume of data due to its advanced file managing capability.
  • Logical structure in COBOL can be modified seamlessly.
  • COBOL can be executed and compiled on robust machines like IBM, personal computers, etc.
  • Testing and debugging tools are always accessible on all platforms using COBOL.
  • Developers can easily debug in COBOL because it has different divisions.
  • COBOL was designed for business-oriented applications. It can handle large volumes of data due to its advanced file handling capabilities.

Scale Your Development Team

Programmers.io helps you execute projects by providing trusted Cobol developers who can join your team and immediately start delivering high-quality applications to help your business grow.

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Clients' Experiences

Our clients return to us, saying we’re high performing, reliable, helpful, quick and productive.

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Programmers.io has been so helpful. We have been using them for over 18 months and I am constantly looking for more projects to send them.

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The team is performing really well. They are learning fast and work with our team and culture well.

Applications Director
Western National Insurance

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The team at Programmers.io has been fantastic. I was surprised at how fast they learned our system and were producing code...

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