Howard Fosdick is an independent consultant who has worked with most major scripting languages. His book Rexx Programmer's Reference starts with an easy tutorial and then covers everything you want to know about Rexx, its interfaces, and tools.
System Administration with ooRexx
Publish Date: Mar. 2, 2006
Rexx is one of the world's first scripting languages. Its portability, power, and open source implementations make it useful for all sorts of system administration features. Howard Fosdick and Jon Wolfers show how Open Object Rexx makes it easy to build a useful, usable GUI sysadmin tool even for platforms such as Windows.
Rexx: Power Through Simplicity
Publish Date: May. 26, 2005
The P-languages get most of the press these days, but they're not the only dynamic languages in the world. Arguably, Rexx is the grandfather of them all. It's received little attention in the open source world, despite several good open source implementations. Howard Fosdick shows off some of the features of the language with practical examples.
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