Welcome! TinyCOBOL is a COBOL compiler being developed by
members of the free software community.
Our Mission is producing a COBOL compiler based on the
COBOL 85 standards.
TinyCOBOL is avaliable for the Intel architecture(IA32)
and compatible processors on the following platforms:
- MinGW on Windows.
All the above systems use the GCC compiler.
TinyCOBOL is distributed under the following licenses:
January 1, 2011
Development of TinyCOBOL, by the current maintainer, has come to an end.
Consequently version 0.66 will be the final release.
Anyone who would like to further develop TinyCOBOL, and become the project
maintainer, please post a request to the official mailing list.
All applicants will be considered. Fluency in English would be beneficial,
but it is not a prerequisite.
August 28, 2010
January 13, 2010
Due to a problem with Bison
January 11, 2010
January 5, 2010
October 30, 2008
July 21, 2005
November 23, 2004
June 22, 2004
The web pages were updated by Hudson Reis. Bernard Giroud,
Jim Morcombe, Juan J. Martinez and Scott Ball gave important
contributions about the grammar of the web pages.
The web pages has several modifications in the source code
to pass by the
validators. Now, our web pages are conformed with the
June, 04, 2004
Hudson Reis presented TinyCOBOL in the 5th edition of
International Forum of Free Software, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
September 11, 2003
June 23, 2003
The web pages were updated by Hudson Reis and David Essex.
Broken links were removed. Some HTML was cleaned up.
The information on the pages was brought up to date.
The FAQ was removed.
Hudson Reis started a mirror of the English web pages in
the Brazil portuguese language.
June 07, 2003
Rildo Pragana and Hudson Reis presented TinyCOBOL in the
4th edition of International Forum of Free Software
in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
See the details!
April 22, 2003
Juan J. Martinez wrote a Spanish translation of the
Introduction to COBOL and TinyCOBOL
Arenas created a new FAQ.
February 8, 2003
See the Old News clicking here
Web pages design by David Essex and Hudson Reis
Logo Design by
in the isle of Man
The term COBOL 85 standard as
used by TinyCOBOL refers to the combination
of the following standards.
ISO 1985: Programming languages - COBOL.
ISO 1989-1: Programming languages -
Intrinsic Function Module - COBOL.
ANSI X3.23-1985: Programming languages
ANSI X3.23a-1989: Programming
languages - Intrinsic Function Module
X/Open XPG3: COBOL programming
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