How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Fsharp to COBOL in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your Fsharp code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting COBOL code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Fsharp and COBOL

SyntaxF# has a concise and expressive syntax that is similar to OCaml.COBOL has a verbose and English-like syntax.
ParadigmF# is a multi-paradigm language that supports functional, imperative, and object-oriented programming.COBOL is primarily an imperative programming language.
TypingF# is a statically typed language with type inference.COBOL is a statically typed language with explicit type declarations.
PerformanceF# is known for its performance and can be highly optimized.COBOL is not known for its performance and is generally slower compared to modern languages.
Libraries and frameworksF# has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, including integration with .NET.COBOL has limited libraries and frameworks compared to modern languages.
Community and supportF# has an active and supportive community with resources and forums available.COBOL has a smaller and less active community compared to modern languages.
Learning curveF# has a moderate learning curve, especially for developers familiar with functional programming concepts.COBOL has a steep learning curve, especially for developers without prior experience in mainframe programming.