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Prof R Conn <[log in to unmask]>
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Prof R Conn <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 30 May 1997 20:56:21 EDT
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Hi, Everyone,

I received several requests to put the Intro to Ada95 course I released
recently into PPT 4 format.  Done.  Let me know if you have any problems
reading it ... the PPT 4 files were created from PPT 97 using SAVE AS
... PPT4, and the option to embed true type fonts was automatically
disabled when this was done (so, either the fonts got in automatically
or there may be a problem).

Richard Conn, PAL Manager  |  [log in to unmask]
Opinions expressed herein are my own and not necessarily those of anyone else.
Public Ada Library (PAL) Release Notice
Release of: Update to Intro to Ada97 for PPT 4 and Word 6
1. Taxonomy:
            INTRODUCTION (3)
2. Author:
    Richard Conn
    Center for Technology Development and Transfer
    Software Engineering Department
    Monmouth University
    West Long Branch, New Jersey
3. Rights:
    Approved for public release; distribution unlimited
4. Copyright:
    1997 Richard Conn
5. Abstract:
"An Interactive Introduction to Ada95"
A course by Richard Conn
Center for Technology Development and Transfer
Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ
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May, 1997

This is a day-long short course that introduces Ada95.  The purpose of
the course is to explore the Ada95 language, including its facilities
for object-oriented design and programming, real-time programming,
distributed processing, and other domains.  The course will concentrate
on the practical aspects of applying the features of Ada95 to the
software development process. Numerous examples of the language are

The files are divided as follows:

  FLYER.TXT     - Flyer used to advertise this course (ASCII text)

  MODULES       - Modules and sample Ada95 code that make up the course
    COVER.PPT*       48,640  Cover page to course notebook
    CONTENTS.PPT*    72,704  Contents pages (with page numbers)
    SUMMARY.PPT*     92,672  Summary of course
    WHYADA.PPT**    513,536  Chuck Engle's "Why Ada?" Briefing
    TRANSADA.PPT**  417,792  Chuck Engle's "Transitioning the AJPO" Briefing
    PAL.PPT**        99,328  Rick Conn's "Public Ada Library" Briefing
    MOD1.PPT**      222,720  Module 1
    MOD2.PPT*        73,216  Module 2
    MOD3.PPT*       168,448  Module 3
    MOD3CODE             0  Directory containing code examples for Module 3
                              All examples have been compiled and run with
                                GNAT 3.09 on the Silicon Graphics platform
                              All examples except CIFACE have been compiled
                                and run with ObjectAda 7.0 (limited version
                                that comes with Feldman & Koffman's book)
                                on the Windows 95 platform
    MOD4.PPT*       109,056  Module 4
    CLOSING.PPT*     86,016  Closing

  PICTURES - Contains "Ada The Language for a Complex World" picture

  PNUMS - Page numbers for course notebook

See Contents pages for order of course notebook.  When printing the
course notebook:
  * Print as Notes Pages
 ** Print as Handouts (2 per page)

Powerpoint 97 was used to create the Powerpoint (PPT) files in the ppt_97
directory, and the ppt_4 directory contains Powerpoint 4.0 files created by
Powerpoint 97.  Likewise, Word 97 was used to create the Word (DOC) files
in the ppt_97 directory, and the ppt_4 directory contains Word 6.0 files
created by Word 97.

In addition to this material, the instructor should put together a set
of course notes which include the following material (available from the

  Ada Joint Program Office, "Ada95 Adoption Handbook"
      PAL Location: ada/ajpo/docs/adopt_hb
  Ada Joint Program Office, "Ada95 Transition Planning Guide"
      PAL Location: ada/ajpo/standard/95plngui
  Bill Taylor, "Ada Compatibility Guide"
      PAL Location: ada/ajpo/docs/compat_g
  Richard Conn, "Public Ada Library Frequently Asked Questions (PAL FAQ)"
      PAL Location: ada/userdocs
  Richard Conn, "Defining and Exploring an Efficient Distributed Process
    for the Reuse of Ada Software Components and Tools in a Global Theater -
    The Public Ada Library, Third Annual Report"
      PAL Location: ada/userdocs
  Richard Conn, "Tour of Walnut Creek Ada CDROM"
      PAL Location: ada/userdocs
6. Release Notice:
Approved for public release; distribution unlimited
Restrictions on release: NONE
7. Directory Listing:

  File Name                 Size
  ---------                 ----
  README                   3,313
  ppt_4/                     512
  ppt_97/                    512

  File Name                 Size
  ---------                 ----           766,301

  File Name                 Size
  ---------                 ----           971,203

  ==============  ==============
    5 Files            1,741,841