Getting Started-JetNet


About This Document

Getting Started serves as an introduction to Panther JetNet/Tuxedo Edition, offering an introduction to the Panther software and development process. It describes the features of Panther as an enterprise-wide development tool and gives step-by-step instructions for building a three-tier Panther JetNet application. This includes directions for setting up servers and clients to provide all Panther users with the concepts of administering an enhanced client/server environment.


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Documentation Conventions

The following documentation conventions are used throughout this document.

Convention Item

Ctrl+Tab

Indicates that you must press two or more keys simultaneously. Initial capitalization indicates a physical key.

italics

Indicates emphasis or book titles.

UPPERCASE TEXT

Indicates Panther logical keys.

Example:

XMIT

boldface text

Indicates terms defined in the glossary.

monospace text

Indicates code samples, commands and their options, directories, and file names and their extensions. Monospace text also indicates text that you must enter from the keyboard.

Examples:

#include <smdefs.h>

chmod u+w *

/usr/prolifics

prolifics.ini

monospace italic text

Identifies variables in code representing the information you supply.

Example:

String expr

MONOSPACE UPPERCASE TEXT

Indicates environment variables, logical operators, SQL keywords, mnemonics, or Panther constants.

Examples:

CLASSPATH

OR

{ }

Indicates a set of choices in a syntax line. One of the items should be selected. The braces themselves should never be typed.

|

Separates mutually exclusive choices in a syntax line. The symbol itself should never be typed.

[ ]

Indicates optional items in a syntax line. The brackets themselves should never be typed.

Example:

formlib [-v] library-name [file-list]...

...

Indicates one of the following in a command line:

.
.
.

Indicates the omission of items from a code example or from a syntax line. The vertical ellipsis itself should never be typed.


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