Meeting Agenda for
Forth Day
Saturday, November 16, 2002

Cogswell College
1175 Bordeaux Dr.
Sunnyvale, CA

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Coffee, Tea, Bagels, and Pastries


Forth OS and GUI - Jeff Fox
Jeff will describe Allegra, a windowing GUI written in Forth that directly controls the video board's co-processor.


F# Forth System Release - CH Ting
Ting will describe F# developments. It is designed to be a programming language for Chinese students.


Lunch -
Barbeque sponsored by CH Ting.


Introductions, Announcements, Rumors, and Gossip


Configurable Display for a Data Acquisition System - Dave Jaffe
Dave will present a Forth program for displaying wireless sensor data. It features user configurable naming, timing, and alarm conditions. The software will be used to monitor several pressure channels in a hospital setting, but is easily adapted for other monitoring situations.


Break for afternoon tea
Networking, demos, and discussion about a dinner.


Fireside Talk - Chuck Moore
Chuck will describe his current projects.



Workshops - John Peters, Facilitator
In parallel with the scheduled Forth Day sessions, John will attempt some one-on-one workshops in a side room as follows:

Session #1- "Playing with WinEd" for the Forth Hobbyist
Session #2 - Win32Forth for the "Forth Newbee"
Session #3 - My "Favorite Forth's" on the Internet
Session #4 - The VIEW from here by the "Acting Source Code Librarian"
Session #5 - "How to program with team members from all over the world, without going out of the house"

Note: All these sessions are subject to questions and direction from the attendees as they will be a round table show and tell format rather than a presentation format.

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