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EiffelWorld Electronic Newsletter -- Vol. 16, No. 2 -- February 2002

In this Issue of EiffelWorld

  1. Eiffel News
  2. Eiffel Corner
  3. Eiffel in the press
  4. Hands-On Eiffel Course

Eiffel News

Mickey Williams and Bertrand Meyer to Speak at SIGCSE

ISE is excited to announce that Mickey Williams and Bertrand Meyer will be speaking at SIGCSE 2002, the major conference on computer science education, which will take place this year from February 27- March 3 in Cincinnati, OH.

The subject of their talks will be Object-Oriented design with Eiffel for .NET as well as language interoperability within .NET.

For more information please visit:

EiffelSummit now accepting submissions

On Tuesday, July 30, 2002 the Eiffel Summit will once again be held in sunny Santa Barbara, CA.

The Summit Chair this year is Rex Fowler of Fowler Software.

Interested in sharing your Eiffel successes? Please email your submission to:

Eiffel Corner

ISE's University Partnership Special

Enroll in the ISE Eiffel University Partnership Program by June 30th and you will receive a free gift. You get to choose between a copy of Bertrand Meyer's .NET Training Course, or Paul Tremblay's Data Structures and Software Development in an Object-Oriented Domain - Eiffel Edition.

For more info visit:

Eiffel in the Press


In his February 11, 2002 // Volume 2, Issue 6 of ENTERPRISE IT ADVANTAGE e-letter, Peter Coffee starts his article "Do .Net Languages Meet XML's Needs?"

With this week's launch of Microsoft's Visual Studio .Net, we'll hear a lot about the unprecedented ease of mixing multiple high-level languages in a single application or development organization.

Languages such as Eiffel were at least a decade ahead of .Net in letting developers express reliability goals in their code, as well as in their specifications: Eiffel becomes a much more viable mainstream tool now that it can mix and match with other, better known languages in a highly integrated environment for building and debugging.


ISE EiffelStudio 5.1 launch is announced on page 13 of the March 2002 issue of MSDN.


In the February, 2002 issue of Computerwoche, is an interview of Bertrand Meyer entitled, "Programmers Have not Learned from their Mistakes" (in German).

This article can be found online at:

Hands-On Eiffel Course

If you are looking to stay ahead of the curve then don't miss our upcoming Eiffel Training Session. It will be held July 22-26 in Santa Barbara, CA.

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