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NetRexx is a human-oriented programming language which makes writing
and using Java classes quicker and easier than writing in Java.
NetRexx 2.02 is now available for download. This corrects
loop i=a to b until x instructions which
incorrectly optimized the control variable test in some circumstances,
and also includes the fix in 2.01 (excessive memory usage when large
numbers of files are imported and the -prompt option is used). No other
changes are included.
[22 May 2001]
Rexx and NetRexx site, including the NetRexxJe Plugin for
jEdit has been updated.
[30 Mar 2001]
Problems installing NetRexx under Windows NT? Please check the
FAQ page for some suggestions.
[21 Feb 2001]
Jose Solorzano's TinyVM runs
in the Lego Mindstorms RCX microcontroller.
[6 Sep 2000]
The first release of the NetRexx 2 compiler/interpreter, version 2.00,
The highlights of this release are:
Please see the Changes list
for details of the changes, and the new
User's Guide for full information on using
the -prompt option and the interpreter.
[31 Aug 2000]
The NetRexx interpreter, which allows programs and classes to be
run without being compiled
The -prompt option, which allows sub-second compilation and
interpretation of NetRexx programs
An expanded, reworked, and indexed User's Guide, available in
both HTML and PDF formats
An updated Language Overview, available in both HTML and PDF
Revised packaging, including shell scripts for Linux, which makes
installation and use easier.
The latest version of the
includes Jerry McBride's NetRexx syntax highlighting.
[6 Aug 2000]
Interpreter presentation from the
[26 May 2000]
Martin Lafaix's interactive
[17 May 2000]
NetRexx article in the Java Developer's Journal.
[16 May 2000]
is the NetRexx reference implementation for Java 1.1 and
Java 1.2. This release will only run correctly on a Java 1.1.2 (or
NetRexx 2.02 includes the NetRexx interpreter, and supports minor
(inner) classes (see the Buttons sample),
shortcut if and when, trace var, select case
with switch generation, enhanced import, compressed
class libraries ('jar files'), serialization of all Rexx objects,
internationalization, adapter classes (see
the Scribble sample), comment pass-through,
binary methods, hexadecimal and binary number notation, enforcement of
explicit declarations, and many other improvements over NetRexx 1.0.
For details, please see the changes list, and
The Supplement is also available on the web in
(Acrobat) format for viewing or printing; this is also included
in the NetRexxD (documentation) package.
Your comments, questions, and suggestions for NetRexx and these Web
pages are welcome!
Either use the NetRexx mailing list, or send
mail to me (Mike
Cowlishaw) directly, using mail to