Rexx Programmer's Reference

Rexx Programmer's Reference

An introduction and programmer's reference of Rexx, a scripting language originally developed for mainframes but highly portable across platforms-from servers to desktops to handhelds, and widely used for rapid application development.

Tag(s): Rexx

Publication date: 11 Mar 2005

ISBN-10: 0764579967

ISBN-13: 9780764579967

Paperback: 723 pages

Views: 2,188

Type: Book

Publisher: Wrox Press

License: n/a

Post time: 12 Sep 2016 06:05:00

Rexx Programmer's Reference

Rexx Programmer's Reference An introduction and programmer's reference of Rexx, a scripting language originally developed for mainframes but highly portable across platforms-from servers to desktops to handhelds, and widely used for rapid application development.
Tag(s): Rexx
Publication date: 11 Mar 2005
ISBN-10: 0764579967
ISBN-13: 9780764579967
Paperback: 723 pages
Views: 2,188
Document Type: Book
Publisher: Wrox Press
License: n/a
Post time: 12 Sep 2016 06:05:00
Note:

More information and resources (scripts) are available at the book's official webpage and Rexx's official website.

From the Book Description:

  • Originally developed for mainframes but highly portable across platforms-from servers to desktops to handhelds-Rexx is an easy yet powerful scripting language that's widely used for rapid application development.
  • Covers Rexx interpreters for specialized functions-object-oriented, mainframe, and handheld.
  • There are 8 different free Rexx interpreters optimized for different platforms and uses. This book shows how to use them all.
  • Shows how to script for GUIs, databases, web servers, XML, and other interfaces.
  • Details how to make the best use of Rexx tools and interfaces, with examples for both Linux and Windows.
  • Includes a tutorial with lots of examples to help people get up and running.




About The Author(s)


Howard Fosdick has performed DBA and systems support work as an independent consultant for 15 years. He’s coded in Rexx for nearly two decades and has worked in most other major scripting languages. Fosdick has written many technical articles, founded two database users’ groups, and is known as the originator of such concepts as “hype cycles” and “open consulting.”

Howard Fosdick

Howard Fosdick has performed DBA and systems support work as an independent consultant for 15 years. He’s coded in Rexx for nearly two decades and has worked in most other major scripting languages. Fosdick has written many technical articles, founded two database users’ groups, and is known as the originator of such concepts as “hype cycles” and “open consulting.”


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