News: IBM Contributes NetRexx to the Rexx Language Association
As part of IBM's continued support of the Open Source community, IBM NetRexx source code has been provided by IBM to the Rexx Language Association (RexxLA). The code will be available under an open source project from the RexxLA under International Components for Unicode License (ICU) V1.8.1.
Once the RexxLA download of NetRexx is available this download site will be removed.
For more information, refer to the RexxLA Web site http://www.RexxLA.org (link resides outside of ibm.com).
Downloading and using the NetRexx packages
Version 2.05, for Java 1.1 and Java 2 (14 Jan 2005): The NetRexx documentation and software are distributed free of charge under the conditions of the IBM Employee-Written Software program. If you download or use a NetRexx package you agree to the terms in the IBM License Agreement for Employee-Written Software. Please read it before downloading.
For detailed installation instructions, please see the NetRexx User's Guide.
The NetRexx packages are available in zip format. You can use one of the many zip utilities available to unpack the zip files, or you can use the Java™ jar command. Two packages are available:
NetRexx: The NetRexx development kit includes HTML documentation, the NetRexx 2.05 translator (the NetRexx compiler and interpreter), and samples.
The translator should work on all platforms that can run the Java 1.1.2 (or later) toolkit and compiler. To use the interpreter features you will need Java 1.2 (Java 2). To use the NetRexx development kit:
NetRexxD: Documentation in PDF form. This package includes the NetRexx NetRexx User's Guide, the Language Overview, the Language Definition, and the Language Supplement. (These are also available individually.)
This package includes the NetRexx 2.00 Overview (23 Aug 2000), the NetRexx 1.00 Definition (13 Apr 1997), the NetRexx 2.00 Supplement (23 Aug 2000), and the NetRexx 2.00 User's Guide (1 Aug 2000). To use the package: