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COBOL and Visual Basic on .NET

A Guide for the Reformed Mainframe Programmer

Authors: Richardson, Chris L.

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strongChris L. Richardson/strong is a senior software engineer on a .NET web development project at a Fortune 500 company. Before making the transition to Windows and web programming, he held senior programmer/analyst positions on the mainframe platform. For the majority of his 20+ years in the information technology field, he has developed using COBOL, CICS, and DB2. Chris proudly reminds people of his mainframe background and jokingly refers to himself as a "reformed mainframe programmer." He divides his leisure time between entrepreneurial endeavors (such as his startup, California-based eClectic Software Solutions) and studying for his next Microsoft certification exam.

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"This book explains what .Net is, then provides a comprehensive guide to retraining. The style is conversational and easy to read. … Presentation is well structured, with plenty of notes, tips and cautions on matters such as registry editing. There are cross references to related topics covered in other chapters, and a copious index and relevant references are provided at the end of each chapter, with useful downloads." (Philip Ballinger, Computer Bulletin, March, 2004)


Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • Your Future with COBOL

    Richardson, Chris

    Pages 3-28

  • What Is .NET?

    Richardson, Chris

    Pages 29-58

  • .NET Retraining Prerequisites, Part 1

    Richardson, Chris

    Pages 59-92

  • .NET Retraining Prerequisites, Part 2

    Richardson, Chris

    Pages 93-129

  • Inside the .NET Integrated Development Environment

    Richardson, Chris

    Pages 133-170

Buy this book

eBook $59.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0772-6
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  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-59059-048-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
COBOL and Visual Basic on .NET
Book Subtitle
A Guide for the Reformed Mainframe Programmer
Authors
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Chris Richardson
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0772-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0772-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-048-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIX, 1032
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