This includes information for Integrated Language Environment(R) (ILE) COBOL, the IBM(R) licensed program that is the COBOL programming language and system-specific functions available on the server.

ILE Concepts(1517 KB)
This manual describes concepts and terminology for the Integrated Language Environment (ILE) architecture of the i5/OS(TM) operating system. Topics covered include module creation, binding, how to run and debug programs, and exception handling.

WebSphere Development Studio: ILE COBOL Programmer's Guide(5661 KB)
This guide describes how to write, compile, bind, run, debug, and maintain ILE COBOL programs on a server. It provides programming information about how to call other ILE COBOL and non-ILE COBOL programs, share data with other programs, use pointers, and handle exceptions. It also describes how to perform input/output operations on externally attached devices, database files, display files, and ICF files.

WebSphere Development Studio: ILE COBOL Reference(6630 KB)
This reference describes the ILE COBOL programming language. It provides information about the structure of the ILE COBOL programming language and the structure of an ILE COBOL source program. It also provides a description of all Identification Division paragraphs, Environment Division clauses, Data Division clauses, Procedure Division statements, and Compiler-Directing statements.


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