C# vs. COBOL



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What is C#?

C# (pronounced "See Sharp") is a simple, modern, object-oriented, and type-safe programming language. C# has its roots in the C family of languages and will be immediately familiar to C, C++, Java, and JavaScript programmers.

What is COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

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Why do developers choose C#?
Why do you like C#?

Why do developers choose COBOL?
Why do you like COBOL?

What are the cons of using C#?
Downsides of C#?

What are the cons of using COBOL?
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Downsides of COBOL?

What companies use C#?
878 companies on StackShare use C#
What companies use COBOL?
6 companies on StackShare use COBOL
What tools integrate with C#?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with C#
What tools integrate with COBOL?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

What are some alternatives to C# and COBOL?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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