Tutorials on COBOL in the Visual Studio IDE

There are a number of tutorials that guide you through creating COBOL applications of various sorts using the Visual Studio IDE. The source files for the tutorials are the samples installed in subfolders of the %PUBLIC%\Documents\Micro Focus\Visual COBOL\Samples folder by default. On older versions of Windows the samples might be installed in a different folder, such as for Windows XP, C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\Micro Focus\Visual COBOL\Samples.

The following tutorials are available:

Tutorials on Native COBOL

Tutorial Shows you how to
Tutorial: Developing and Debugging a Native COBOL Application Create a native COBOL application and debug using various debugging features.
Tutorial: Debugging COBOL Applications Remotely Edit and compile a native COBOL application locally. Copy the application files to a remote Windows machine, prepare for debugging and debug the application remotely.
Tutorial: Interface Mapping Toolkit Define a Java/EJB service interface to access a COBOL application, deploy it to Enterprise Server, generate and run a client to access the application.

Tutorials on Managed COBOL

Tutorial Shows you how to
Tutorial: Developing .NET Managed COBOL Create a simple Windows application in .NET managed COBOL. You create a Windows form that says "Hello World".
Tutorial: Creating Windows Forms in COBOL Create a Windows form that interacts with an existing COBOL program.
Tutorial: Creating Web Forms in COBOL Create a Web page that interacts with an existing COBOL program.
Tutorial: Developing Web Application Projects Create a Web Application Project that interacts with an existing COBOL program.
Tutorial: Creating and Accessing WCF COBOL Services Create a WCF Service in COBOL and access it from a client application.
Tutorial: Publishing Hello COBOL World to the Cloud Create a COBOL cloud service and then deploy and run it under Windows Azure.