During the COVID19 crisis we as people are constantly looking for new ways to better ourselves. To learn new things, and to keep us occupied. Although as a developer, we are constantly working at new stuff, I wanted to take a different approach and take a step backwards.
I know COBOL only from the tales of other developers. They always had one advise: “Stay away from it”, but my curiosity got the better of me.
As of starting today, I’m going to learn COBOL and document my progress along the way on this blog.
EDIT: Just adding a little cliché photo at the top, and let’s dive in!