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Other Interesting #ESUG17 Talks

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  • Title: Seaside-Based Custom ERP System
  • When: Tuesday, September 5, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Name: Bob Nemec
  • Type: Talk


In this session, Bob Nemec will discuss TRAX, which is a custom, in-house Seaside ERP system written for and used by HTS, an industrial HVAC sales company. TRAX uses Cincom® VisualWorks® to build, manage and test the code, and GemStone to deploy it. Running since September 2015, the application continues to be developed and adapted to the changing needs of the business.

This talk will highlight some of the design choices and technical decisions that have been made, and the agile development process that’s used.

  • Title: PDF for Gemstone
  • When: Tuesday, September 5, 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Name: Christian Haider
  • Type: Talk


In this session, Christian Haider will discuss the PDF library, PDF4Smalltalk, which is available in a new version under a new name: PDFtalk.  Some of the improvements include support for bitmap pictures as well as annotations and the redesign of PDF types.  A version for Gemstone is also new. For this purpose, a new “VisualWorks to Gemstone” fileOut library was written, and the approach will be presented.