COBOL for Everyone -- Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Raspberry Pi and the cloud
With Heirloom's Elastic COBOL, COBOL Developers in any location can provision a development or deployment platform on the cloud within minutes. Heirloom’s Elastic COBOL is a high-quality cost-effective platform that erases major commercial and technical barriers that exist with outdated solutions, so that your high-value trusted business applications can fully & seamlessly participate in contemporary software stacks & cloud computing platforms.
Elastic COBOL is also available for installation on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X & the Raspberry Pi.
ACCESS YOUR CODE FROM ANYWHERE: With your IDE hosted in the cloud you get the same highly productive development environment without the need to install & configure Elastic COBOL locally. Simply get access to your IDE and projects from any web browser.
WORLD-CLASS ECLIPSE IDE PLATFORM: Elastic COBOL enhances the outstanding open-source Eclipse IDE framework to provide a truly world-class multi-language application development platform. Choose from Elastic COBOL for Windows, UNIX, Linux or the cloud.
ENHANCED DEBUGGING SCENARIOS: Debug locally, debug remotely, debug live applications running on a Java platform or in the cloud. Examine data via "hover over". Use sophisticated breakpoints such as "conditional", "hit count" and "watchpoint".
COBOL/CICS APPS TO JAVA SOURCE-CODE: The Elastic COBOL compiler supports 15 dialects and uses a patented process to produce Java source-code that is a faithful representation of the COBOL business logic; including support for EXEC CICS, SQL, HTML & JAVA.
DEPLOY TO A STRATEGIC PLATFORM: With Elastic COBOL, COBOL/CICS applications are natively deployed to the blazing fast Java Enterprise platform. There is no need to use (and pay extra for) a proprietary transaction engine to run your enterprise applications.
FLEXIBLE DATA ACCESS OPTIONS: In addition to support for native COBOL file-systems, Elastic COBOL includes data transparencies that enable RDBMS access via COBOL syntax and CICS commands. Connect to your database via your JDBC driver.
DELIVER SaaS SOLUTIONS: Deploy directly to Java "Platform as a Service" cloud solutions (such as Amazon Beanstalk, dotCloud & Cloudbees), and access your applications via a browser to deliver SaaS solutions to your customers.