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Old 03-11-2013, 08:42 PM   #1
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LXer: Uni profs: Kids today could do with a bit of 'mind-crippling' COBOL


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Want a guaranteed job in IT? Learn COBOL, even if it cripples you mentally – that’s the advice of university profs teaching tech. Ignore, for a second, the fact COBOL doesn’t feature in the top 20 of languages developers are using in anger today. Those in charge of setting university IT curricula reckon there’s no better guarantee of a job than tooling up on COBOL.

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Yes, COBOL has the nickname of "the mind-crippler", but I would not have added Java to the list of good programming languages. Nothing good has ever been written in java, and probably never will be.
 
  


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