Alchemy Solutions, Inc., (www.alchemysolutions.com) distributor of the Fujitsu NetCOBOL line of highly reliable COBOL compilers, this week announced NetCOBOL for .NET Framework 4.1 with support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and Microsoft .NET Framework 4. .NET developers of COBOL applications for the .NET Framework environment can look forward to taking advantage of the great features in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4, particularly enhanced development and debugging functionality.
“We have been very pleased with our decision to be one of the first COBOL compilers to support the .NET Framework,” said Ron Langer, general manager for Alchemy Solutions. “The .NET Framework was well designed from the beginning and has held to its promise of giving easy access to the latest Windows technologies. With this new release of.NET Framework 4 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 we expect our users to see performance improvements, particularly on 64-bit versions of the .NET Framework, in addition to benefiting from the multitude of other features Microsoft is delivering.”
“Microsoft is pleased that Alchemy Solutions, a Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner, has invested early in supporting Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and our next-generation application development platform, and is today simultaneously shipping NetCOBOL for .NET Framework 4.1,” said Eddie Amos, General Manager, Developer Platform and Tools Marketing at Microsoft Corp. “Products like NetCOBOL for .NET V4.1 help customers to simplify their development process from design to deployment when using Microsoft products like Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.”
Alchemy Solutions (www.alchemysolutions.com) is a leading provider of technology solutions that help organizations integrate legacy applications with the latest Microsoft Windows technologies, including Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. The company’s technology enables significant cost savings by moving applications and data from expensive mainframe platforms to cost-effective Windows environments.
In addition to support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4, NetCOBOL for .NET V4.1 includes support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, as well as side-by-side compatibility with previous releases of NetCOBOL for .NET. NetCOBOL for .NET V4.1 will be available in May. For full details of the release go to www.alchemysolutions.com.