Chris Angelico

Monday, 17 September, 2001

At is a simple fixed-time scheduler. When the specified time occurs, AT will execute one REXX command - if there's any error a standard REXX error message will be shown.

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Tuesday, 18 September, 2001

MIDI file builder.

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Saturday, 29 June, 2002

Multiple resource serialization for REXX programs. Source code included.

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Clipboard Utilities
Friday, 1 November, 2002

Four programs for manipulating the OS/2 PM Clipboard.

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Credit Card Checker
Wednesday, 28 February, 2001

Raw text Credit Card number checker. Checks the number only - doesn't confirm that it represents an account.

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DB2/2 Utilities
Wednesday, 28 February, 2001

This package contains a collection of utilities for use with DB2/2.

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Dissociated Press
Monday, 17 September, 2001

Simple REXX implementation of a well-known algorithm to make very amusing rubbish out of a document.

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Tuesday, 17 October, 2000

A VX-REXX program that converts Describe documents to HTML code.

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Thursday, 1 March, 2001

REXXTRY.CMD is a really useful program, allowing you to try out all sorts of REXX and providing the protection necessary. ERexxTry gives the basic version a better interface (thanks to Albert Crosby, author of CMDLine) and some useful...

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Fix It Yourself!
Saturday, 1 April, 2000

Get this straight first: it does ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to your system. All it does is say it's doing super-low-level open heart surgery to the vitals of your machine. Use it to make the boss think you're a high-tech computer...

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Floating MLE
Friday, 24 November, 2000

This program is a simple text entry program - like a basic text editor, but without opening and saving files. Its only feature is that it always floats above other windows - you can keep a bit of text visible above all your other...

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HAL Libraries
Friday, 29 June, 2001

The HAL libraries are a set of REXX-callable DLLs providing access to a (very) limited subset of OS/2's features.

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Monday, 17 September, 2001

Uses JavaScript to display (in Netscape) a piece of HTML code entered by the user at run-time. Makes testing more convenient than changing files and hitting the Refresh button. The "Close" button at the end of your result is put in by...

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HTTP Server 2.0
Friday, 7 December, 2001

An HTTP web server written in java. Source code included.

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IO Server
Monday, 17 September, 2001

This program monitors two I/O pipes: \PIPE\IOSTDIN and \PIPE\IOSTDOUT. Data sent to \PIPE\IOSTDOUT is displayed in its output window, and strings entered in its window are sent to \PIPE\IOSTDIN. This can be used to access (for example)...

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Make Index
Thursday, 1 March, 2001

Make an index of a set of HTML files.

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Monday, 27 May, 2002

MineBorg is a quick (2-hour programming exercise) MineSweeper clone, with a "Borg" - an automatic (computer-controlled) player.

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Wednesday, 13 December, 2000

Play Othello (also known as Reversi) against another player or against the computer. Source code included.

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Thursday, 3 May, 2001

A companion to BEP2MID, Piano is a Q-Basic program which turns the computer keyboard into a monophonic, somewhat unrealistic piano keyboard. Will work only in DOS (real or virtual) - it uses direct port I/O to read the keyboard and...

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Programmer's Editor 1.7.1
Tuesday, 21 May, 2002

A simple MLE-based editor with a few features designed for programmers. Source code included.

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Wednesday, 5 April, 2000

Save Program Objects, shadows, and other non-disk objects into real disk objects. Why back up an entire OS2.INI file when you can back up the few objects you want to keep as short .CMD files? Also useful for transferring abstract...

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Tuesday, 7 August, 2001

A simple text file viewer with bookmark facility. Stores bookmark data in an OS/2 .INI file, so most OS/2 INI editors should be able to view and edit it. To save a bookmark, press F2. To exit, press Esc.

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Restart WPS
Friday, 12 November, 1999

Short REXX script to restart the WorkPlace Shell without rebooting the computer.

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RexxBase 2.23
Wednesday, 1 September, 1993

RexxBase is an external OS/2 DLL that allows REXX programs to process dBase files.  The DLL contains several REXX API to process up to 10 dBase files at a time.  An index facility is available to handle dBase NDX files.


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Wednesday, 15 May, 2002

LongnameEA.CMD uses RootDir.EXE to list the names, and then adds a .LONGNAME extended attribute to each file with a deadname. Simply run this program (which requires that RootDir.EXE be in the...

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Monday, 29 June, 1998

What happens when computers get too much life in them? What if the mouse got so cruel that the programs on the desktop ran away from it whenever it approached? Find out with this program! Try to click on the window - it runs away from...

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RxDraw 1.0.0
Monday, 11 February, 2002

Draw on a PM window, with REXX.

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S2Macros 1.1.0
Saturday, 13 April, 2002

A set of handy macros to use with NASM.

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S2Util 2.0
Sunday, 10 February, 2002

S2Util is a REXX callable library of general functions.

The functions are:

  • S2WordSplit: Parse a string and split it into words on blank spaces, but counting quoted strings as single...
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Tuesday, 11 September, 2001

Drag a folder onto the icon and have all shadows in the folder replaced with copies. Great for remote access.

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Thursday, 2 March, 2000

Shortens all files referenced in an HTML (A HREF as well as IMG SRC, FRAME SRC and all others) to 8.3 characters. Useful for modifying your great HPFS web site to be compatible with all those poor fools who still use FAT...

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Tuesday, 12 September, 2000

Ever had files that OS/2, for no apparent reason, refused to delete? Try this Super Shredder! This program deletes files/folders dropped onto it (like the OS/2 shredder), but with no confirmation and first ensuring that ReadOnly,...

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Wednesday, 28 February, 2001

Tables is an HTML-Ed macro (written in VX-REXX) to facilitate the insertion of <TABLE> tags. Simply call the macro from inside HTML-Ed, select the number of rows and columns,...

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Telegraf/2 4.3.6
Wednesday, 29 August, 2001

Replacement for Network Messaging with heaps of added features.

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Friday, 6 October, 2000

This program displays a folder in a view similar to OS/2's Tree View. However after the name of each directory the size of that directory (and its subdirectories if the tree is collapsed) is shown.

Double-clicking on a folder...

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VarFetch 0.5.0
Monday, 18 February, 2002

A REXX DLL to list variables.

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Saturday, 30 September, 2000

Draws the graph of a mathematical function. Enter a formula (must be converted into Y=expression ie 5Y=X -> Y=X/5).

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Monday, 17 September, 2001

Kills the VREXX.EXE process (used by the VREXX.DLL as a back end). If a VREXX program fails to call VEXIT, no other program can use VREXX until the VREXX.EXE process is...

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Watcom VX-REXX 2.1d
Saturday, 13 January, 2018

VX-REXX is a Visual Programming tool from Watcom that is completely integrated with the Workplace Shell and offers multiple views, drag-drop interaction, popup menus, settings notebooks, direct editing, all...

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Window Controller
Thursday, 11 February, 1999

Window Controller is an enhanced version of a VX-REXX sample program of the same name. It shows all the screen objects in the system, in a tree structure showing parent/child relationships.

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