What Is Control Language (CL)?

August 29, 2023

Control Language (CL) is a high-level scripting language designed to control job processing in IBM mid-range system environments. Developers and administrators use CL to interact with and control system functions, handle errors, manage devices, execute file operations, and perform other tasks.

While many tasks can be completed by issuing CL commands manually, developers often need to create CL programs to facilitate complex workflows and operations.

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