Development and Features of the new Cincom Smalltalk ObjectStudio Launcher

  • Wed, August 24, 3:30pm – 4:00pm
  • First Name: Andreas
  • Last Name: Hiltner
  • Type: Talk

Abstract: In this presentation Andreas will demonstrate a new launcher for Cincom Smalltalk ObjectStudio 8.8, written from the ground up in the Next Generation UI. The NG UI is a framework for a native Windows UI that is written entirely in Cincom Smalltalk, using DLLCC to connect to the Windows API.

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.