Why You Should Learn COBOL in 2020

Tate Galbraith
May 21, 2020 · 6 min read
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COBOL is like a cockroach. No matter how hard you try, you can’t kill it. It keeps coming back again and again. Popping up in places and surging in popularity at times you’d least expect. One of those times happens to be right now.

During the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a sharp increase in demand for COBOL programmers because of the immense strain placed on the government’s legacy mainframe