||Monday||Speaker||Description of Session||8:00||Registration||9:00||Chip Davis||Welcoming Remarks||9:15||Dave Both||Use of Rexx and VX-Rexx programs to automate and simplify LAN administration||10:15||Break||10:30||Brian Marks||Compact Rexx -This presentation will report on progress,
along with diversions into history and into garbage
collection questions involving an experimental project.||12:00||Lunch||1:30||Mike Cowlishaw||NetRexx News and Overview||2:30||Kurt Maerker||NetCentric Programming with Object Rexx Using TCP/IP Sockets for Heterogeneous System Platforms||3:30||Break||3:45||Tom Brawn||Using NetRexx with Host On-Demand||4:30||MicroEdge||Demo of Visual SlickEdit which has Rexx syntax -assist features||5:00||Closing||Tuesday||Speaker||Description of Session||8:00||Registration||9:00||Ingo Holder||Producing graphical user interfaces with Object Rexx.||10:00||Break||10:15||Les Koehler||Words of Wisdom, tips and tricks from an actual Y2K project||11:15||Pam Taylor||This session explores ideas for easing the transition from
the traditional procedural model to OO programming in general and to the Java object model in particular.||Noon||Lunch||1:45||Kurt Maerker||An introduction into the security features provided by Object Rexx
||2:45||John Blumel||Presentation on ORexx/SQL framework, an Object Rexx class library encapsulating the external Rexx function library Rexx/SQL, written by Mark Hessling, that provides access to SQL databases through a consistent interface across both platforms and databases.||3:45||Break||4:00||John Urbaniak||Developing Major Real-World Speech-Aware Applications Using Object REXX and DB2 (will include a demo of a system developed by Aviar)||5:00||Closing||Scheduled Evening Activities||6:30||Symposium Dinner||8:00||RexxLA Board Meeting|
The Board Meeting is open to all RexxLA members and will be over by 9:30.
|Wednesday||Speaker||Description||8:00||Registration||9:00||Chip Davis||Conversion of command-line-mode Rexx programs to Java programs using NetRexx||10:00||Break||10:15||Les Koehler||VMServe 2 years later - Highlighting the improvements made||11:00||Ingo Holder||Generating HTML pages using Object Rexx||12:00||Lunch||1:30||Kurt Maerker||This session outlines programming techniques for building mobile agents and providing the communication infrastructure of an agency. (Sample programs will be provided to demonstrate these techniques of client/server
programming with Object Rexx.)||2:30||Break||2:45||Ian Collier||Fun with Rexx explores a mishmash of less serious applications ranging from word games to web pages.||3:45||Ingo Holder||Demo of "Workbench" ||4:30||Closing|