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INFS6320-A Advanced Cobol Programming    (Fall 2014)

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Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (08/25/2014 - 12/13/2014)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 15 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

Students will be introduced to Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM). The structure and application of Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) datasets, i.e., ESDS, KSDS, and RRDS, are compared. Using the IDCAMS utility students will create and a manage VSAM clusters to support basic file maintenance applications. Other COBOL topics include advanced table processing; batch ESDS, KSDS, and RRDS processing and updating, and the use of sub-programs. Additional concepts covered are structured program design considerations, the interrelationship of programs within an information system, coding for program efficiency and clarity, and the creation and use of quality program documentation

Prerequisite: INFS6130

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