OSF 1990 Technical Seminar Series

Bob Goldschneider bobg at osf.org
Thu Apr 12 04:38:07 AEST 1990

From: bobg at osf.org (Bob Goldschneider)

The Open Software Foundation presents 1990 Technical Seminar Series

The Open Software Foundation invites you to participate
in our 1990 Technical Seminar Series, in-depth seminars on the
OSF/1 operating system and the OSF/Motif graphical user
interface.  By taking advantage of these seminars, you
can stay abreast of new and emerging technology being developed by

Whether you are a programmer, an independent software
vendor, or a strategic planner, these seminars
will help you increase your knowledge of the
open computing environment of the future.

The Open Software Foundation has made a major impact
on the open computing market since it was founded by eight major
computer vendors in May 1988.  First with
the introduction of the award-winning OSF/Motif graphical user
interface, and now with the availability of snapshots--source
code and documentation for the OSF/1 operating system--
OSF helped shape the open systems environment for the 1990's.

OSF's 1990 Technical Seminar Series is devided into two tracks.
Track one provides a close look at the components of the
OSF/1 operating system.  Integrating several advanced operating 
system technologies, the OSF/1 offering is based on
the Mach kernel from Carnegie Mellon University.  It provides
capability for symmetric multiprocessing and
for achieving a B1 level of security.  The Track One
program provides an overview of the architecture and
features of the OSF/1 operating system, including its
compatibility with other UNIX-based systems as
well as special functions and benefits provided by
new technology.

Track Two covers the components of the OSF/Motif graphical user
interface and their behavior, and describes how to program OSF/Motif
applications using the OSF/Motif Toolkit and
User Interface Language.  Instructors will
cover individual components of the OSF/Motif
graphical user interface in detail.

At the site of each seminar, OSF will also set up a demonstration area
where you can see OSF/1 and OSF/Motif implementatioans
running on various hardware platforms.

Location and dates:

Boston, MA - March 13, The Westin Hotel
10 Huntington Place, Boston, MA 02116 (617) 262-9600.

Parsippany, NJ - April 19, The Sheraton Tara, 199 Smith
Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054, (201) 515-2000. 

Washington, DC - May 10, The Radisson Mark Plaza Hotel,
5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22311, (703) 845-1010

San Francisco, CA -  June 7, Hyuatt Palo Alto, 4290 El
Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306, (415) 493-080.

Los Angeles, CA - June 12, The Sheraton Anaheim Hotel,
1015 West Ball Road, Anaheim, CA 93802, (714) 778-1700.

Dallas, TX, - July 17, The Fairmont Dallas, 1717 North Akara St.,
Dallas, TX 75201, (214) 720-2020.

Attendance is limited, so register early for the seminar
of your choice.  For additional information or to register,
call (800) 321-1990 and ask for the OSF Desk. 
call  (508) 452-0766 outside USA.
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Track One
OSF/1 The Programming environment for the future

Prerequisites:  The OSF/1 seminar is geared toward a
wide technical audience.  Programming experience and
familiarity with the UNIX operating system is recommended.

7:30  Continental Breakfast & Registration
8:30  Introduction to the Day
      OSF/1 Feature Overview
      Architecture of OSF/1

10:00 - 10:15  Break
10:15  OSF/1 Programming Environment
       Constructing Applications - The
       OSF/1 Loader
       Developing Applications for the world

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00  Distributing your applications - OSF/1
       Application Performance with Threads
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45  Advanced Application Development
3:30 - 3:40 Break
3:40  Why Port to OSF/1
4:15  Q&A
5:00 END

At the completion of Track one the attendees will know
at a high level, how to port existing applications to OSF/1
how to write applications using the special features of OSF/1, 
and what the overall features of OSF/1, are with regard to
architecture, standards, application portability, and

Seminar Fee:  $350 USD

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Track Two:  OSF/Motif Features & Functionality

Prerequisites: C programming experience is recommended.

8:00 Continental Breakfast & Registration
9:00 OSF/Motif Components and behavior
     OSF/Motif Controls: Basic Controls, Field controls
10:15 - 10:30   Break
10:30  OSF/Motif Groups: Basic Groups, Layout Groups,
       Framing Groups, Dialog Groups
       Windows and Icons
12:30 - 1:30  Lunch
1:30  The OSF/Motif System: OSF/Motif Style Guide
                            OSF Motif Toolkit
3:00 - 3:15  Break
3:15 The OSF/Motif System Continued:
     OSF/Motif Toolkit (continued)
     OSF/Motif User Interface Language
     OSF/Motif Window Manager
5:00   End
At the completion of track two attendees will
understand the OSF/Motif behavior from the perspective
of the user, and the basics of programming OSF/Motif (including
Toolkit and UIL) as well as how to use resources to customize
the OSF/Motif Window Manager and other OSF/Motif applications.

Seminar fee $250 USD

OSF, OSF/1, OSF/Motif are trademarks of the
Open Software Foundation, Inc.
UNIX is a registered trademark of AT&T. 

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Volume-Number: Volume 19, Number 61

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