John Niclasen John has been programming computers since the Acorn BBC Micro and Amiga days. Working as a free-lance developer since ‘91. Graduated in programming, data-structures, object orientation, computer graphics and databases.

REBOL developments include a relational database (NicomDB), COBOL / XMLRPC interface, a viewer of images from Apollo missions (Apollo), NicomDoc, RebXML and latest Canvas RPaint (a DPaint kind of paint program).

Interests in science, exploration, buddhism and plays the piano.

He lives in the suburbs of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Canvas RPaint

John will talk about how Canvas was developed in such a short time, what techniques were used, and how to get started on a ‘big’ commercial program. That is, Canvas from a developers perspective.


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Conference Schedule

29 Sep
Check in, Pizza party
30 Sep
1 Oct
Conference, Banquet
2 Oct
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