How to use this tool?

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

  1. Type or paste your Python 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.
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Key differences between Python and COBOL

CharacteristicPythonCOBOL
SyntaxPython has a simple and readable syntax with a focus on code readability.COBOL has a verbose and complex syntax with a focus on business-oriented programming.
ParadigmPython supports multiple paradigms including procedural, object-oriented, and functional programming.COBOL is primarily a procedural programming language.
TypingPython is dynamically typed, meaning variable types are determined at runtime.COBOL is statically typed, meaning variable types are determined at compile-time.
PerformancePython is an interpreted language and generally slower than compiled languages like COBOL.COBOL is a compiled language and generally faster than interpreted languages like Python.
Libraries and frameworksPython has a vast ecosystem of libraries and frameworks for various purposes.COBOL has limited libraries and frameworks compared to Python.
Community and supportPython has a large and active community with extensive support and resources.COBOL has a smaller and less active community with limited support and resources.
Learning curvePython has a relatively low learning curve, making it beginner-friendly.COBOL has a steep learning curve, often requiring specialized training.