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heyheni
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So as millions of americans file for unemployment the state of New Jersey is beging for help from COBOL programmers to keep their 40+ year old unemployment systems running. Who knows COBOL here?

https://qz.com/1832988/...

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  • 4
    weird, i was thinking abput taking on learning it for fun (or as a challenge tobmy patience?)
  • 13
    And this is why you upgrade you software
  • 3
    Thank <deity>! Cobol IS dying out.
  • 2
    @ParkCity
    Cobol is a pretty cool language feature-wise. That said, it's dead, and it should stay that way.
  • 2
    *Opens NetExpress*

    Looks like I get to be the hero now.
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