The 12th International Rexx Symposium
30 April-2 May 2001
Research Triangle Park
Sponsored by the Rexx Language Association
Plan now to attend The 12th International Rexx Symposium
for Developers and Users
in the Research
on 30 April -2 May, 2001
. The Symposium provides a focal
point for information about the Rexx family of languages and a venue for
technical interchange among members of the Rexx community.
The 2001 Rexx Symposium highlights the multi-platform capabilities of the
Rexx Language. Some topics to be covered:
- development of Rexx/Object Rexx within IBM
- using Object Rexx for E-mail with Microsoft Outlook
- getting started with OODialog: adding a GUI to your Windows Rexx programs
- using Object Rexx for CGI programming on Apache with database access
- how to setup IIS for CGI Rexx scripts
- writing practical, cross-platform, GUI applications in Rexx
- "More Than You Ever Wanted To Know About PARSE"
Don't miss the Rexx Shootout
where proponents of Rexx on different
platforms take the same application and demonstrate the benefits of their
favorite solution. So far, we have codeslingers for Windows, Java, TSO,
"So you gotta ask yourself: do you have another platform? Well, do you, punk?"
Mike Cowlishaw, IBM Fellow and
author of Rexx and NetRexx,
will be covering aspects of the addition of Rexx's Decimal Arithmetic to the Java Language.
Professor Rony Flatscher of the Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics
plans to demonstrate the use of the
Java Bean Scripting Framework
Manfred Schweizer, Manager of Rexx Development at IBM,
will discuss new developments in the IBM Rexx family, including Rexx
availability under the Windows Scripting Host facility.
Mark Hessling of
QCOM Australia, author of
Rexx/SQL, and other Rexx external function packages
and maintainer of the Regina Rexx Interpreter and
Rexx/Tk also plans to
attend and show that real-world, cross-platform GUI products can be written in Rexx.
For more details on each day's events see the schedule
||Before 1 April
||After 1 April
|1Includes conference sessions, proceedings,
lunches, Symposium Banquet on Tuesday, and annual
|2Includes conference sessions only.
Registration fee may be remitted by PayPal, VISA or MasterCard, personal check
drawn on US bank, money order, or bank check.
To register, complete the 2001 Symposium Registration Form.
If you have any questions about the Registration process, please contact the
|On-site registration in the Sheraton lobby
|Sunday, 29 April
|Mon-Wed, 30 April-2 May
Register before 1 April 2001 and save!
The X3J18 Committee
is meeting in conjunction with the Symposium. This committee is considering
additions to the ANSI Standard for the Rexx language.
The committee will meet Sunday, 29 April
, at the conference
hotel. Anyone interested in Rexx or the ANSI Standard is welcome to attend.
Contact the committee chairman, Dr.
for further information.
Mingle with your colleagues at the Welcome Reception, hosted by
Safe Data Inc., from 5-7pm on Sunday night. Then stay for a tutorial on Object Rexx
delivered by Professor Rony Flatscher of the Vienna University of Business Administration and Economics.
drink, and make objects!
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
4700 Emperor Blvd
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27703
A block of rooms is reserved until 6 April. Be sure to ask for
these Rexx Symposium discounted rates:
||Single/Double Day Rate
||Single/Double Day Rate
Call the toll-free (in US) Reservations number above or contact
the hotel directly for reservations.
Raleigh/Durham International (RDU)
the nearest commercial airport to the Symposium. For General Aviation arrivals,
RDU is a Class C airport with two excellent FBOs offering
100LL and jet-A fuels. Consult the AirNav
database for more information.
The Sheraton Imperial offers a complimentary airport shuttle service to RDU 24 hours a day.
Use the Sheraton's courtesy phone in Baggage Claim to request pickup.
All major car rental
agencies are available at RDU, as are taxi
and shuttle services.
The Sheraton Imperial is located off Interstate 40 (exit 282 - Page Road) in Research Triangle
Park, just 3 miles from Raleigh Durham International Airport.
For More Information
Email your questions
to us and we
will do our best to help you.
Read Brian Mark's
report on the 2000 Rexx Symposium and see what you missed last year.
This year's Symposium should be even better!