The 2005 International Rexx Symposium
18 - 21 April 2005
Redondo Beach, California, USA

Sponsored by the Rexx Language Association


"Welcome Open Object Rexx"

Sun, 17 Apr 2005
13:00-17:00 Leaping From Classic to Object Rony Flatscher
18:00-22:00 Late Registration and Welcome Reception
Mon, 18 Apr 2005
08:15-08:45 Late Registration
08:45-09:15 Welcoming Remarks and Announcements Chip Davis
09:15-10:30 Weekend Wiki with Rexx Mike Cowlishaw
10:30-11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00-12:00 Cross-platform TCP/IP Socket programming in REXX Bob Stark
12:00-13:30 Luncheon catered by Chez Melange
13:30-14:30 A NetRexx Application Using Hibernate and JFS René Jansen
14:30-15:30 ADL3 - a REXX-based application server Don Bourdage
15:30-16:00 Refreshment Break
16:00-17:00 What's Right with Rexx:
Can Rexx Be Used for General Application Development?
Gil Barmwater
17:00-19:00 Meet at the Bar in Chez Melange
17:00-19:00 RexxLA Board Meeting Board Members required. Members are invited.
Tue, 19 Apr 2005
08:30-09:30 Business Update on IBM REXX Products Virgil Hein
09:30-10:30 From Object REXX to ooRexx Manfred Schweizer
Uwe Berger
10:30-11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00-12:00 How to "Open Source" a Commercial Product Mark Hessling
12:00-13:30 Luncheon catered by Chez Melange
13:30-14:30 Open Object Rexx Documentation David Ashley
14:30-15:30 Marketing Rexx Howard Fosdick
15:30-16:00 Refreshment Break
16:00-17:00 Open Discussion about ANSI Standard Issues of Open Object Rexx Everyone
Wed, 20 Apr 2005
08:30-09:30 Automating OpenOffice with ooRexx: Architecture, Gluing to Rexx Using BSF4Rexx Rony Flatscher
09:30-10:30 Automating Microsoft Excel Via ooRexx ActiveX/OLE Lee Peedin
10:30-11:00 Refreshment Break
11:00-12:00 Automating OpenOffice with ooRexx: ooRexx Nutshell Examples for Write and Calc Rony Flatscher
12:00-13:30 Lunch on your own
13:30-14:30 Open Object Rexx RxFtp Class David Ashley
14:30-15:30 Intro to DB2 UDB Programming using REXX Bob Stark
15:30-16:00 Refreshment Break
16:00-17:00 RexxLA Annual Meeting Chip Davis
18:00-21:00 RexxLA Banquet at The Comedy and Magic Club
Thu, 21 Apr 2005
08:30-09:30 Using ooRexx ActiveX/OLE and the RxVB.PrinterObject To Create Professional Documents Lee Peedin
09:30-10:30 Visual SlickEdit with Rexx Gil Barmwater
10:30-11:30 May the Parse Be With You Chip Davis
11:30-12:00 Closing Remarks Chip Davis

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Updated: 2005-04-17