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You write your source programs in the simple MS Windows Notepad editor, for the compilation control is associated standard command file and for program executing you have to double click on the respective icon. But in every time you can see what are you doing.
But with help of it you can taste beauty and charm of good structured classical procedural programming with your own clear and self-documented control on algorithmic flow of statements.
It's purpose is to help you to learn basic skills in classical COBOL language concepts and discover the power of its natural way of expression. Just this last quality perhaps was the main for its longevity and useful stability in stormy waves of IC technologies.
But you can try your intellectual ability to algorithm problems in the same programming conditions which had prepared Grace Hopper and her co-workers in historical sixties of previous century.