New Native Windows UI possibilities in Cincom Smalltalk ObjectStudio

Description This presentation will demonstrate several of the modern native Windows user interface capabilities that are now part of Cincom Smalltalk using ObjectStudio’s all Smalltalk Next Generation UI. Andreas will demonstrate the new workspace for Cincom Smalltalk ObjectStudio, manipulation of the window screenshots shown in the Windows taskbar, and other examples that display the power of having full Windows API control from Smalltalk.

Bio: Andreas Hiltner is currently the Lead VM Engineer for Cincom ObjectStudio, in addition to having a hand in most aspects of base image and database development. He works from home near Nuremberg, Germany, where he just recently returned after spending five years with his family in the US at Cincom’s headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Along with many contributions to ObjectStudio over the years, he was the project lead in Cincom’s development of the current 8.x versions of ObjectStudio, based on Cincom® VisualWorks®. He was also the Lead Engineer for the Next Generation UI Project. Andreas is a seasoned architect who has specialized in ObjectStudio for more than 15 years. In his years of working with Cincom he has had the opportunity to assist key Cincom Smalltalk™ users worldwide, including one of the world’s top five financial institutions, and several government agencies.