COBOL – Everything old is new again

Cobol Nested IfA while a ago  I compared my computing past with my computing present when I looked at what Apple Macs and old IBM Mainframes have in common

And then I talked about developing an Appllication Program Interface (API)  back in the 80s when we didn’t know what an API was.

And now I am returning to my roots as a failed COBOL programmer…  although I always say the best boss I ever had John Neller saved the world from more bad code by moving me into a marketing role as Austpay Product Manager.

The more I see of the evolution of “programming” the more I see things coming back to simple logical English like languages like COBOL that almost anyone can use. Continue reading COBOL – Everything old is new again