A simple cobol IDE
OpenCobolIDE is a simple and lightweight cobol IDE based on the OpenCobol compiler.
The software is written in Python using PyQt4 and pyQode
- syntax highlighting
- code completion
- code folding
- navigable tree view of division, sections, paragraphs etc.
- calculates the offsets of selected record definitions
- compile as program (.exe) or as subprogram (.so)
- run the program from the editor
- also open text files
- cross platform: work on GNU/Linux and Windows
OpenCobolIDE is released under the GPL version 3
There is now a PPA for Ubuntu and derivatives:
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:open-cobol-ide/stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install open-cobol-ide
You must have the latest version of pip for python3!
Run the following commands:
sudo apt-get install python3-pyqt4 open-cobol sudo pip3 install OpenCobolIDE
On Gnu/Linux, you must use pip3 instead of pip
There is a windows installer available here: https://launchpad.net/cobcide/+download
The project depends on the following packages:
- pygments >= 1.6
- Source repository
- Issue tracker
I am by no way a cobol expert, I just had to work on a cobol project at school with an awful IDE (NetExpress on a Windows Xp virtual machine). As I was writing pyqode, I thought it would be nice to use it to make a simple cobol editor for GNU/Linux.
I’ve only learnt COBOL 74 and the IDE has been designed with this standard in mind. I don’t plan to work with cobol at the moment nor to learn a new standard but if you found a missing feature, feel free to open a feature request. I’m always looking forward to make OpenCobolIDE better for the experts.
Your advice will be very appreciated!
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