Franz Tech Corner News: New Common Graphics widgets, AllegroServe tutorials

The Franz Tech Corner, March 23, 2006

In this issue:

1. New Common Graphics widgets
2. New AllegroServe tutorials
3. March Madness Mac Sale, $995 and Free Deployment
4. ACL for 64-bit Windows prerelease
5. European Common Lisp Meeting - April 30, 2006
6. Training Schedule

1. New Common Graphics widgets

Common Graphics in Allegro CL 8.0 includes support for two new
widgets: the lamp widget, which allows displaying a colored shape
(typically a circle) with several color modes for providing visual
clues in a graphical application; and the HTML widget and an
associated HTML browser dialog, which allow browser capabilities
within Lisp. See here for more information.

2. New AllegroServe tutorials

Four new tutorials, on GET requests, on Post requests, on Multipart
requests, and on redirects, are now available. Runnable examples are
included with each tutorial. This page lists all tutorials (including
the ones mentioned).

3. March Madness Mac Sale, $995 and Free Deployment

Special Promotion - Allegro CL with AllegroCache for Mac OSX only $995
and Free Deployment - For a limited time Franz is offering a royalty
free version of Allegro CL Mac OS X (32 bit - PowerPC). Visit our
Product page listed below or contact for more details.

4. ACL for 64-bit Windows prerelease available for testing

Please contact if you are interested in testing out a
prerelease of ACL 8.0 for 64-bit Windows.

5. European Common Lisp Meeting - April 30, 2006

Edi Weitz and Arthur Lemmens are proud to announce this year's
European Common Lisp Meeting will be held in Hamburg, Germany.

6. Training Schedule

Allegro CL Certification Program - Basic and Intermediate courses
available. Next 3-day sessions:

- Basic, May 10, 17 and 24
- Intermediate, April 12, 19 and 26

Ask us about previously recorded programs that are available if you
are unable to attend the live course.

Make the most of your Allegro CL application by utilizing our
consulting services,

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