APPENDIX BCOBOL in Peoplesoft

PeopleSoft Developer's Guide for PeopleTools & PeopleCode eopleSoft has its roots firmly planted in the legacy code of COBOL because a lot of the early developers and or adopters of PeopleSoft came from the mainframe environment and it was an easy transition. I started working with PeopleSoft on version 8.0 and helped with an upgrade to 8.3. I came to this position from having been a DBA, and a developer before that, working with software such as Visual Basic, C++, and Java, so when I was asked to modify and work in COBOL I was truly like a deer in the headlights. Don’t get me wrong—I took COBOL training, but that was in 1983. And if you have ever been in the same place as I was as that deer in the headlights, you ...

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