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  • Hitachi Software to Market COBOL Script for Web
  • August 19, 1998 (TOKYO) -- Hitachi Software Engineering Co., Ltd. will start sales at the end of August of a software product called COBOL Script, for developing Web applications using COBOL.
    The product was developed by Hitachi Software and Hitachi Ltd.

    When using COBOL Script on a PC with a Web browser, the browser can run COBOL programs coded in a Web page just like VBScript and JavaScript.

    The targeted browser is the Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 or later versions for Windows.

    In mid 1999, Hitachi Software also will sell another development software package tentatively called COM-Compliant COBOL, for developing COBOL applications by using the visual development tool Visual Studio of Microsoft Corp.

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    Updated: Tue Aug 18 18:25:00 1998 PDT