Jan 97 - May 97 : EDS Ltd. (3 months+)
|Skills:||Windows, TCP/IP, C/Unix, EDI, X25, X400.|
|Tools:||WindowsNT/Windows95, Visual C++, HP-UX, awk, ftp, BSD Sockets, HPUX.|
|Application area:||EDI, Data comms., Message Passing.|
Varied programming tasks:
Implemented an X400-TCP/IP gateway from a broad spec, using Visual-C++ on Windows95, as a QuickWin/Windows application, to be run on Windows NT. Also provided installation support.
Coded an event based message routing subsystem, K'n'R C on HPUX.
Wrote shellscripts to interprete Edifact messages, to generate OmniTrans data models, and to generate FTP scripts to perform generic downloads from an IBM-IE server.
Following a "profits warning" (see Computing, 1st May 1997), 3 month extension cut short, and put on 4 week notice period.