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The Novell Developer Workshop Tour

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01 Sep 1998

Provides details on Novell's new developer workshops. These workshops will provide the training you need to develop killer applications for NetWare5, NDS, and Java.


Thinking about your developing future? Waiting for the next big paradigm shift? Don't wait! Explore Novell's vision of intelligent networking. It's here today and coming to a city near you tomorrow!

Novell's DeveloperNet team is taking to the skies and scorching the pavement to deliver the training you need to brew up killer applications to NetWare 5, NDS and Java. Get plenty of new information that gets you even more excited about Novell's development strategy and then dive into your choice of nine separate sessions. Whether you're updating an existing application to run on NetWare 5, or building a next-generation, distributed server-side solution, this is your chance to get the very latest training from the network leader on doing the voodoo you do even better.


The Novell Developer Workshop Tour is for developers and others interested in finding out more about Novell's development programs, tools and breakthrough initiatives for NetWare 5, NDS and Java development.

Workshop Fee


Free for Novell DeveloperNet Members (all levels including free, Electronic)

Sound like your time will be well spent? Sign up now!

Developer Tour Agenda


8:30 - 9:00

Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:00

General SessionWelcome, Novell Developer Contest, Intro to developing to NetWare 5, NDS, and Java

10:00 - 10:15


Room 1

Room 2

10:15 - 11:15

Getting Started with NDS Development

What is (and isn't) a directory service

How to speed up your development projects using NDS

How you benefit by delivering directory-enabled applications

How other developers are currently using NDS

What is the X.500 directory standard

Understanding the relationship between NDS and the X.500 directory standard

The variety of platforms and tools that can be used to create NDS-enabled applications

Getting Started with NetWare 5 Development

New NetWare 5 services

Novell Licensing Services

Novell JVM & JIT

New developer features

Using NetBasic to create an NLM (NetWare Loadable Module)

Beginning NLM development


11:15 - 12:15

Java Environment for NetWare

An overview of the Java Environment for NetWare

The major classes of Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) and Novell JavaBeans

The interfaces and classes needed by an application

Samples of how JNDI is used to access and use Novell naming services (i.e., Novell Directory Services (NDS), the NetWare File System and others

New Tools for Developing to NetWare 5

Metrowerks CodeWarrior for NetWare (A complete NLM development tool)

The NetWare DLL Loader for Microsoft and Borland C

Scripting Tools (Basic, JavaScript, Perl Rexx)

Java Tools

SQL Integrator

ActiveX tools

12:15 - 1:00


1:00 - 2:00

NetWare and the Tengah Java Application Server

What is a Java Application Server

Why use a Java Application Server

The Tengah Java Application Server Architecture

Features and Services Tengah provides for developers

Accessing NDS via LDAP, Java, and ADSI

The differences between the various protocols and interfaces that access the directories

Setup, configuration and using Novell's LDAP V3.0 for NDS

Compare X.500 DAP and NDAP (Novell Directory Access Protocol)

Creating NDS-enabled applications using JNDI (Java Naming and Directory Interface)

Creating NDS-enabled applications using ADSI

2:00 - 2:15


2:15 - 3:30

Developing to ConsoleOne

An introduction of ConsoleOne's snap-in architecture

A demonstration of a management utility using this snap-in interface

Developing to NetWare 5's New Features

Overview of new developer features in NetWare 5

Memory Protection

Virtual memory features

Multiprocessor Kernel

Using advanced NetWare 5 features in your application

Advanced NLM development

3:30 - 4:30

Developing to NDS via ActiveX, ODBC, Scripting, and JavaBeans

Creating NDS-enabled applications with Visual Basic using ActiveX

How to use Novell's NDS ODBC driver

Using Scripting (Basic, JavaScript and Perl) to access NDS

Creating NDS-enabled applications using Java Beans

Developing to Oracle 8 on NetWare 5

Developer Tour Schedule


North America11 Salt Lake City16 Houston17 Dallas22 St. Louis23 Denver29 Chicago30 Detroit

North America1 Toronto6 Washington DC7 Boston8 New York City13 San Jose14 Orange County15 Seattle20 Atlanta (N+I)

North America10 - 11 Provo Two day hands-on training

North America1 Philadelphia3 Ft. Lauderdale

Latin America28 San Paulo, Brazil30 Buenos Aires, Argentina

Latin America1 Santiago, Chile13 Mexico City15 Monterey, Mexico

Europe2 London4 France6 Germany9 Netherlands

Asia7 Tokyo9 Taiwan Australia11 Sydney

* Originally published in Novell AppNotes


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