DLXS Programmers & Technical Workshop February, 2002

DLXS Programmers & Technical Workshop

Location: Faculty Exploratory, second floor Hatcher Graduate Library, University of Michigan. See more location information.
Dates: February 25-March 2, 2002. See the schedule for this 5 and 1/2 day workshop.
Instructors: Phil Farber, Alan Pagliere, Chris Powell, Matt Stoeffler, John Weise, University of Michigan

Course objectives

  1. Learn to install DLXS Text Class & Image Class middleware
  2. Learn about indexing and searching text data with the XPat search engine
  3. Learn to encode and prepare data for use with DLXS middleware
  4. Learn to configure and deploy Text Class and Image Class collections using DLXS middleware. Time permitting, classes other than Image Class and Text Class may be discussed.


Be a member of DLXS

It helps if you are familiar with:

  • UNIX shell commands
  • HTML
  • vi or emacs
  • SGML or XML

And we will probably have brief encounters with, but no prior experience is necessary in, the following:

  • Programming in C or Java or Perl
  • Familiarity with Object Oriented concepts like: class, subclass, inheritance, method
  • Programming in Perl
  • Experience programming CGI applications
  • Experience with SGML or XML

Sites and information to peruse before coming:

Other sites that use DLXS-based software:

Other miscellaneous collections (with interesting features and functionality)