Rexx Programmer's Reference

ISBN-10: 0764579967

ISBN-13: 9780764579967

Edition: 2005

Authors: Howard Fosdick

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* 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
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Introduction to Scripting and Rexx
Language Basics
Control Structures
Input and Output
String Manipulation
Numbers, Calculations, and Conversions
Subroutines, Functions, and Modularity
Debugging and the Trace Facility
Errors and Condition Trapping
The External Data Queue, or "Stack"
Rexx with Style
Writing Portable Rexx
Issuing System Commands
Interfacing to Relational Databases
Graphical User Interfaces
Web Programming with CGI and Apache
XML and Other Interfaces
Evolution and Implementations
Handhelds and Embedded Programming
Rexx for Palm OS
r4 and Object-Oriented roo!
Open Object Rexx
Open Object Rexx Tutorial
IBM Mainframe Rexx
Regina Extended Functions
Mainframe Extended Functions
Rexx/SQL Functions
Rexx/Tk Functions
Tools, Interfaces, and Packages
Open Object Rexx: Classes and Methods
Mod_Rexx: Functions and Special Variables
NetRexx: Quick Reference
Interpreter System Information
Answers to "Test Your Understanding" Questions
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