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Cincom® ObjectStudio® 8.7.1 and Cincom® VisualWorks®8.1.1 Are Here!

Posted on in Categories ObjectStudio, VisualWorks

It is our pleasure to bring you the Personal Use License (PUL) version of Cincom Smalltalk™. This PUL release includes the maintenance releases of Cincom ObjectStudio 8.7.1 andCincom VisualWorks 8.1.1.

Cincom Smalltalk cuts the complexity that complicates software development while accelerating your potential for profitable growth. This robust development tool helps you create value at the lowest possible risk and assures you of the fastest return on investment.

What’s in This Release

The current releases of ObjectStudio 8.7.1 and VisualWorks 8.1.1 are maintenance releases and contain fixes and improvements to the last major releases. Recent major releases have changes that include revamped frameworks that were originally done before the year 2000, but are now being overhauled for big improvements in the products.  Changes include Text2, SourceCode Editor 2 and UISkinning (Look & Feel 2) for the Foundation tools as well as for VisualWorks applications.  ObjectStudio also has a new and improved user interface.

ObjectStudio shares a foundation library and VM, as well as many of the same improvements, with VisualWorks. For these new releases, over 137 action requests (ARs) and resolutions were addressed in the foundation, used by both products.

To learn more about these new releases, please see the product release notes. The release notes contain short descriptions of the ARs and support resolutions that were addressed.

If we can assist you in any way, please contact us here.


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