State of New Jersey needs COBOL programmers

ben bfranchuk at
Tue Apr 7 14:14:45 CDT 2020

On 4/7/2020 12:31 PM, John Ames via cctech wrote:

> *That said,* there are definitely some languages that are more
> conducive to building these habits than others (and, within each
> group, many that emphasize different aspects more or less strongly.) I
> can't speak to COBOL as I've never had cause to get any experience
> with it, but I would say that BASIC (as in, the old-school,
> unstructured BASICs of the Bad Old Days) really does teach you a bunch
> of habits that you end up needing to un-learn as soon as you start
> working with better languages (not even *newer* languages - ALGOL and
> Lisp both predate it.)

Where does a TINY PASCAL compiler written in BASIC fit?
Then you have Some posible better languges that never seem to make it 
out of a LAB or UNIVERSITY. Like CLEOPATRA-comprehensive language for 
elegant operating systems and translator design. 1974
(From the "Internet archive")
The Internet Archive has a lot of good books, that somebody distroyed by 
convering to PDF's the wrong way.

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