January 1998
Volume 6 Issue 1

From the Editor

Grinding Java
The News
OpenGL and OS/2
Off the Beaten Track

Sponsor EDM/2
Write for EDM/2

The Bookstore
Online Courses
Code Snippets & Tips
The OS/2 API Project
Timur Tabi's Links

A Programmer's Editor Shootout - MED
Andy takes a look at the programmer's editor MED, which turns out to be surprisingly configurable and customizable.

Introduction to Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI)
Chris is back to introduce us to the intricacies of invoking remote methods through Java's built-in capability, for distributed applications.

A Fast and Efficient Solution to the Backpack Problem
Tels examines the backpack problem, and some np-complete variations of this problem, and discusses some solutions.

Dr. Dialog
Paul returns to introduce us to Dr. Dialog, how to install it, and how to use this GUI builder.

High Resolution Timing under OS/2
Timur shows us various options for how to get access to timers, including using his own timer device driver for high resolution.

Work Place Shell Programming - Part 4/4
In this final episode, Chris demonstrates inheritance and manipulating WPS objects in C++.

An Introduction to C++ Programming - Part 6
Björn dedicates this month's article to inheritance, a much discussed and misunderstood concept and feature of C++.
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