8 Top COBOL Program Review Checklist

Sr. Developers main task is reviewing COBOL programs. The main point is as a reviewer you need to know points to consider for review.

COBOL Program Review Checklist

  1.  Check the changelog. The developer should write a changelog and his tag in that.
  2. Code alignment in the program. Beginning from ID division till exit-program or stop -Run.
  3. The developer has to write a program in such a way that readable and structured.
  4. Always look for, the commented-out code is removed or not after all the reviews.
  5. The new changes should not impact the current logic.
  6. Check Evaluate & if conditions – should be reviewed carefully. Especially the ‘and’/ ‘or’ conditions.
  7. In the Copybooks, review the Redefined clauses properly. Else, it’ll overwrite the data.
  8. Check the compilation status and successful creation of load module done or not.

Related Posts

Processing…
Success! You're on the list.

Author: Srini

Experienced software developer. Skills in Development, Coding, Testing and Debugging. Good Data analytic skills (Data Warehousing and BI). Also skills in Mainframe.