Ancient programming language COBOL can make you bank, literally Nov 19 2019 12:48 languageMoneyScience
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You’d think a computer programming language created in 1959 would be outdated — but you’d be incredibly wrong.
Most people know Java and C++, but good ol’ COBOL is still alive and kicking. In the US, around 80 percent of in-person transactions and 95 percent of ATM swipes are based on programs written in COBOL. The problem is there’s not enough people to maintain the current COBOL-based systems...