We all know that in COBOL to process commands in a loop you need to go for perform statements. You all very familiar about all the COBOL statements.
UNTIL Vs TIMES
- There are two Perform statements, one is UNTIL and the other one is TIMES. The question is when to use these technics in a program.
- If you know how many times a program code will run in a loop , then you need to go for TIMES. The other way you are not aware the number of times the code runs then you need to go for UNTIL. Also Read– 6 Top COBOL PERFORM Statements
- Since, you are reading a big file, you do not know the records you have then the UNTIL is most preferable.
- This looks simple answer but the way telling should be understood by interviewer. Due to this reason, it became complex and logic related question.