The Ultimate Reference & Learning Guide for COBOL programming careers! Over 150 Certification Questions, Answers, and Explanations It's clear that even today global demand for COBOL programmers is robust. Practitioners who wish to remain competitive in the global market need new resources. And finding these resources can be difficult. This book is the direct response to demand for information you can use right now in your COBOL programming career. Over 150 COBOL Interview Questions, Answers, and Explanations guide you through the learning process. From helping you to assess your COBOL skills to evaluating candidates for a job, COBOL Interview Questions, Answers, & Explanations will help you understand what you really need to know and what you can safely ignore. The book is organized around COBOL's defining features, standards, and common applications. Each question includes everything you need to know to master the interview or properly evaluate a candidate, and is based on project knowledge and experience gained on successful high-profile COBOL implementations. Key certification and interview topics include: COBOL standards, Challenges with configuration and platforms like CICS. This book also includes code samples, and information about synthesis, interoperability, and system monitoring and security.