Mon, 11 Oct 1999 10:52:56 -0400
The WWW Tutorial is less than a week away. This is your last chance to
register for this valuable opportunity!
To: SIGAda Extended Executive Committee,
Dear SIGAda Volunteer:
We have developed a special tutorial to help you become more effective
in using the WWW and ACM Resources to support SIGAda Working Groups,
SIGAda Local Chapters, SIGAda Conferences and any volunteer activity
that will be promoting Ada.
Title: Introduction to Web Technologies for
Effective Dissemination of Information
Cost: This Tutorial is provided FREE
to all SIGAda Volunteers
Prerequisites: No knowledge of HTML is assumed
Knowledge of Netscape/IE/generic browser is assumed
Presenters: Brad Balfour, Clyde Roby, and John McCormick
When: Sunday, 17 October from 7:30 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.
Where: SIGAda'99 Annual International Conference
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Room TBD
300 N. Harbor Dr.
Redondo Beach, California
This tutorial is oriented towards providing the basic information to
disseminate information effectively using the World Wide Web. The
tutorial addresses effective designs for web pages, the use of HTML for
developing web pages, incorporation of graphics, and using FTP and other
automated tools (both UNIX and PC-based) to streamline the dissemination
process. Strategies for announcements, configuration management,
mailing lists, and databases are addressed. The ACM host machine will
be used as a model. Although this tutorial is specifically designed to
support the needs of SIGAda Working Groups and SIGAda Chapters, the
information will be useful to all interested in learning how to set up a
WWW home page.
Sign Up: Send email to: [log in to unmask]
if interested in participating.
Note: It is not possible to register for this tutorial using the normal
SIGAda'99 Registration procedures.
This tutorial was set up especially to help you become more effective in
your volunteer activities with SIGAda. We encourage you to take
advantage of this opportunity. Chairs of local SIGAda Chapters are
encouraged to forward this email to SIGAda volunteers within their
We look forward to seeing you in Redondo Beach!
On behalf of the SIGAda Executive Committee and the Tutorial Presenters,
SIGAda Vice Chair for Meetings and Conferences