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need your mainframe to be

MORE AGILE?

Cobos is the most advanced open source COBOL IDE dedicated
to Mainframe application development.

Based on Eclipse, it combines the best of both worlds
 by capitalizing on the open source community innovation
 and on the Mainframe best practices.

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Cobos targets the IBM i System!

COBOS 4.1

Cobos provides a smart environment dedicated to the IBM i System!

a Cobos4i feature has been developed for this purpose, including:
+ a brand new RPG editor
+ a powerful IBM i application generator "SmartPad4i"
+ a 5250 emulator
+ an easy access in FTP mode

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Cobos  is the disruptive IDE for mainframe developers.

Modern Editors

Mainframe Ready

Flexible

Eclipse-based COBOL IDE

The COBOL file editor of Cobos brings the best of Eclipse to COBOL programers: a quick and simple browsing into files with the Outline, Syntax coloring, Autocompletion, Open declaration, Compilation error notifications, Code templates, Changes tracking, Versioning... . All these features have been tailor-made for the COBOL development. Cobos adds to these very convenient features some outstanding features such as a "Word like" revision mode, unfolding COBOL sources with COPY REPLACING expansion, customizable tabulations, mainframe-like CAPS ON.

Ready for the Mainframe

Cobos comes with features & components enabling a deep and powerful integration with your mainframe environments, such as z/Navigator, je3270 (terminal emulator, a remote FTP access, extended CVS support...).

Fit with all environments

Big Blue is not your compilation target? Cobos is also packaged for Windows and UNIX operating systems, with additional features such as remote compilation and local program build capabilities, FTP access to UNIX resources...

And many other features...

Cobos provides mainframe developers with many cool features, in order to make mainframe application development more agile and to fit with specific environements: various SCM tool support, FTP remote access, local program build, 3270/5250 terminal emulator, COBOL,JCL,REXX,PL1,RPG editors, etc...
Cobos 4.1 is now available !
Cobos 4.1 - the professional mainframe IDE for eclipse has been released. Thanks to Cobos, work locally (edit, compile, etc.) on your workstation (Windows and Linux) or connected to your remote environments Mainframe IBM i, z/OS.


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