Launched April 1st, 2021

drifting COBOL

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Why learn COBOL in 2021?

Early in the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, the recently passed CARES Act had added $600 to weekly unemployment payments nationwide, but New Jersey’s archaic unemployment software, written in COBOL, couldn’t incorporate the extra money without reprogramming, and there was nobody on staff capable of doing the job.

Job Security

The one software developer job with guaranteed job security! Fire me and good luck finding someone else still alive to maintain your code!

Endless Demand

Created in 1959, and still supported today. There will never be a job shortage of COBOL developers.

Cutting Edge of the 80's

The architecture of the IBM AS/400 processor has 12.7 mm CMOS ASIC chips utilizing 0.8 μm lithography and 0.5 μm channel lengths that provide outstanding silicon performance and allow the processor to meet density requirements.

Industry Leading Technology

COBOL is used in major companies around the world. It's found in all kinds of exciting industries using the latest and greatest technology of the '80s.





Easy to learn

Years of documentation and training have been created over the years.

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