Tip: A fast way to find a TPF presentation online
JeffVanMinde 1100005TDY Visits (1954)
Whenever I research a z/TPF feature or function I like to see if there are any TPF Users Group (TPFUG) presentations about the subject.
If I know the exact TPFUG and presentation name I can go to www.ibm.com/tpf and click "TPF
What if I don't know the conference date or presentation name? The best tool to use is Google search. Google indexes the TPFUG presentations and even provides searchable text.
In Google I can search using:
For example, I am interested in the z/TPF HTTP Server I would search:
The search request provides output of three results:
The first entry points to Mark Gambino's Presentation Titled: z/TPF HTTP Server Preview from the TPFUG in 2011.
There are other advanced search parameters that can help you find the z/TPF material you are looking for.
Feel free to share your search tips with others in the comments section of this blog.