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cgi interface

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Cobol is mainly used in a business environment where architectures use the IPO principle: Input some data (records in a file), process them and output them (print records). Off course, this is a very simplistic view.  

This IPO principle is still found in most modern system architectures and is sometimes synonimized with client-server architecture.  Fact is that input forms got smart as http-requests, and printed reports went also intelligent in the form of html-pages. From a Cobol perspective these smart entities are a foreign concept since they are in free format. 

CGI configuration

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The compiler that accepts the syntax, uses a library that handles the CGI protocol. This cgi library can be tuned for your needs by environment variables, as follows:

 

Display statement

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DISPLAY Statement

General Rules (DISPLAY external-form-item)

Accept statement

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ACCEPT Statement

General Rules (ACCEPT external-form-item)

 

Regional Occupational Program Enrollment & Attendance System (ROP3)

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This system was designed to maintain the student and attendance records of a state-funded vocational education program for the office of a county superintendent of schools in California, US.

Donated to Project Stickleback, 2013-05-19.
The complete and original Cobol sourceText and a demo database are available in the downloads area for community members. You're invited to register, it is free. Read more for a extensive description.

Audio-Visual Resources System (AVR)

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This system was designed to maintain a catalog of audio-visual media (16mm movies, video cassettes, filmstrips, and a variety of other educational media) for the office of a county superintendent of schools in California, US.

Donated to Project Stickleback, 2013-05-18.
The complete and original Cobol sourceText and a demo database are available in the downloads area for community members. You're invited to register, it is free. Read more for a extensive description.

Looking for donations & sponsors

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Cobol does enjoy a crowd of experts and the language is attracting attention of young people.
I guess because learning the current languages has a steep curve.


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