It’s all COBOL’s fault! It’s Y2K all over again.

Recently, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy blamed a shortage of COBOL programmers for the unemployment insurance systems being overwhelmed. Since then, I have seen a lot of press about this shortage of COBOL developers, including an article with the alarming headline “An old programming language is threatening global stability”. In discussing why there is such … Continue reading “It’s all COBOL’s fault! It’s Y2K all over again.”