Our Next Meeting is scheduled for
Thursday, 10 February 2000 at 7:30 P.M.
David Wheeler from IDA will be speaking on
Ada95 Binding to the Common Gateway Interface (CGI)
at Lockheed Martin Corporation in Rockville, Maryland, our DC SIGAda Venue
AdaCGI is open source/free software, and is released using the LGPL ("Lesser General Public License") license. You can use this library in proprietary programs but any changes to the library must stay as open source.Please see David Wheeler's Home Page for additional information on the AdaCGI.
David A. Wheeler is a research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA)
in the Computer and Software Engineering Division (CSED). He has a M.S. in
Computer Science and a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from George Mason University.
His professional interests are in improving software development practices for higher-risk
(large and safety-critical) software
systems. This includes software risk assessment, process improvement, inspections,
object-oriented (OO) approaches, defect
detection and prevention techniques, software engineering tools and environments,
the Internet, POSIX, Ada, C++, and Java.
Besides being the brains behind AdaCGI, David Wheeler is also the author of
Ada 95: The Lovelace Tutorial published by Springer-Verlag and the
Co-author and co-editor of Software Inspection: An Industry Best Practice
published by the IEEE Computer Society Press.
His coordinates are:
Dr. David A. Wheeler
Institute for Defense Analyses/CSED
1801 N. Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311-1772 (USA)
Phone: (703) 845-6662; FAX (703) 845-6848
The 3 parts are:
Part I was conducted on 9 December 1999; Part II will be presented on 10 February 2000. Part III will be presented in early 2000. Parts I, II, and III are rather independent.
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updated 2 February 2000