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IEE Colloquium on Software Tools for Windows-Based Application Development

2-2 March 1990

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  • SQLWindows from Gupta Technologies Inc

    Publication Year: 1990
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (17 KB)

    Summary form only given, as follows. Fully-featured application development tool for Microsoft Windows 286/386; graphical generation of forms, dialog boxes, menus, radio-buttons and other Windows controls; straightforward programming language SAL with animated debugging facilities; rich set of built-in function calls including access to SQL relational DBMSs; and open environment (Microsoft Windows... View full abstract»

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  • Code generation tools for Windows/PM development

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):4/1 - 4/2
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (120 KB)

    Developing graphical user interfaces (GUIs) such as the OS/2 Presentation Manager or Microsoft Windows is characterised by the use of large function call libraries, usually known as APIs (application programmer interfaces), coupled with an event-driven program structure which is completely different to normal procedural programming. These two factors contribute to the long, shallow learning curve ... View full abstract»

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  • A wide-angle view of windowing systems

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):1/1 - 1/2
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    Typical features of windows-based systems are presented. As windowing systems are typically part of a composite GUI (graphical user interface), an overview of a variety of GUIs is provided. Both non-X-Windows and X-Windows variants are covered View full abstract»

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  • Interworking between MS-Windows, PM and X-Windows

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):7/1 - 7/4
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (260 KB)

    Addresses the area of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) and open systems. In particular, the author talks about tools available that allow one to use GUIs to provide seamless integration between a variety of different open systems architectures. The role of GUIs in the future development of computer applications for open systems is stressed. The interworking of DOS, Unix and their GUIs is discussed View full abstract»

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  • IEE Colloquium on `Software Tools for Windows-Based Application Development' (Digest No.040)

    Publication Year: 1990
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    The following topics were dealt with: OS/2 PM application development tools; object-oriented tools for OS/2 application development; SQL development tools and code generation tools for Windows/PM development; and interworking between MS-Windows, PM and X-Windows; software development using X Windows View full abstract»

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  • Developing software using X Windows

    Publication Year: 1990, Page(s):9/1 - 9/3
    Cited by:  Patents (1)
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    The X Window System is the current de-facto standard for window management on workstations with high resolution bitmapped displays. An application programmer using these workstations will encounter X both as a user working within the X environment and also as a programmer using X to develop graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for their applications. The basic concepts of X are described, and a brief ... View full abstract»

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