Node.js bridge for COBOL which allows you to run Node.js code from COBOL.
You have to install Node.js on your machine. In case you do not have a COBOL compiler, you can install it by running:
# Ubuntusudo apt-get install open-cobol# OS Xbrew install gnu-cobol
* Compile this file together with the node.cobol* modules:** $ cobc -x example/main.cbl lib/node-exec*.cbl** Then execute the binary file:** $ ./mainIDENTIFICATION DIVISION.PROGRAM-ID. MAIN.DATA DIVISION.WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.01 NODEJS-CODE PIC X(100) value "console.log('Hello World!')".PROCEDURE DIVISION.* Execute a short Node.js snippetCALL 'EXEC_NODEJS' USING NODEJS-CODEDISPLAY "Starting an HTTP server on port 8000".* Convert an image into ASCII/ANSI artCALL 'EXEC_NODEJS_FILE' USING "example/grace-hopper.js"DISPLAY "Starting an HTTP server on port 8000".* Starting an HTTP server in Node.jsCALL 'EXEC_NODEJS_FILE' USING "example/server.js".STOP RUN.
To compile the program, use:
cobc -x example/main.cbl lib/node-exec*.cbl
❓ Get Help
There are few ways to get help:
Please post questions on Stack Overflow. You can open issues with questions, as long you add a link to your Stack Overflow question.
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The COBOL modules from the
lib/ directory export the following subroutines:
code: The Node.js snippet to execute.
file: The Node.js file path.
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