COBOL

COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language) developed in 1959. For many years COBOL was the most popular language in the business community. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments. Example Code Displays Hello World

           * Sample COBOL program
            IDENTIFICATION DIVISION.
            PROGRAM-ID. hello.
            PROCEDURE DIVISION.
            DISPLAY "Hello World!".
            STOP RUN.

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