TechRepublic: COBOL programmers are in demand to fight the coronavirus pandemic

By April 20, 2020News

Published by TechRepublic on April 10, 2020

COBOL programmers are in demand to fight the coronavirus pandemic

A number of states continue to run the decades-old programming language on mainframe systems–including critical unemployment claims systems.

Wanted: COBOL programmers. You wouldn’t expect to see them on the list of high priorities alongside ventilators, face masks, and healthcare workers, but COBOL programmers are in growing demand in some states in the fight against the coronavirus.

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