C Styled Script (CSS) is a script/macro programming language. CSS follows the C syntax and will seem familiar to C, C++, or Java programmers. CSS comes with ready-to-use libraries not only for system, string, and file handling, but also for direct access to relational databases, like DB2 and Oracle. While CSS contains an executable for running scripts from the command line, there is also a C++ API, allowing VisualAge C++ programmers to write dynamic libraries for CSS or embed CSS as a macro language in their applications.
It’s easy to think that all you need to carry with you these days is a smartphone and you’re ready for anything. But some extended periods away from my desk have discovered four things that are ‘must-haves’ for the traveller.