Lasso Professional Server 8.5 Enters Beta 3 Lasso Developers can Sign up
DANIA BEACH, Fla. — April 12, 2006 – OmniPilot Software, Inc., has
officially announced that Lasso Professional Server 8.5 (LP 8.5) has
entered Public Beta 3 today. Lasso developers can sign up for to
participate in the public beta at firstname.lastname@example.org. LP 8.5 takes
Lasso beyond Web scripting, making it a powerful and more advanced
“LP 8.5 is packed with innovative features and exciting functionally
including numerous customer feature requests that come directly from our
dedicated Lasso community,” said Brett Circe, president of OmniPilot
The following lists a few of the top new features of LP 8.5:
– Universal Binary for Intel Mac: Native support for the best speed and
– LJAX: Supports Web 2.0 techniques for modern dynamic web design. Includes
Lasso AJAX tags and JavsScript functions working together to enable
interactive page updates.
– Support for many Native Data Sources including: Microsoft SQL Server,
PostgreSQL, Oracle, MySQL, SQLite, ODBC, Filemaker and OpenBase.
– Built in LDAP Integration: Integrate Lasso with office data and login
– Specify data sources within inlines. Prepared statements allow faster DB
operations. Create multiple result sets from a single inline.
– Shell Support: Allows access to native processes within the OS.
– Enhanced Site Admin: View, prioritize and abort threads from the Admin.
– Email Enhancements: Direct sending to remote SMTP servers, SSL support,
improved encoding speed, better support for attachments.
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Chart FX for Lasso Enters Public Beta 4
Lasso Developers Can Sign Up Now
DANIA BEACH, Fla. — April 12, 2006 — OmniPilot Software, Inc., developers
of Lasso, has announced that Chart FX for Lasso enters Beta 4 today.
OmniPilot Software is bringing Chart FX to the Mac, Linux and Windows
platforms. Chart FX for Lasso enables developers to add graphically dynamic
charts to their Web applications quickly and easily. Lasso developers will
gain over 12 years of data visualization and analysis maturity in Chart FX
“The highly renowned industry leading charting solution has been
specifically designed for Lasso, we are very excited to bring an
enterprise-level solution to the Lasso, Mac and Linux communities,” said
Brett Circe, president of OmniPilot Software.
Chart FX, by Software FX, is the leading charting solution for enterprise
developers wishing to add data visualization capabilities to their
applications. Now Software FX has engineered Chart FX for Lasso for
OmniPilot to deliver to the thriving Lasso development market. Lasso
developers can make use of many of the Chart FX for Lasso features,
including borders, 2D & 3D, rotation & perspective, transparency &
anti-aliasing, labeling, gradients, constants, series attributes,
customized legends and many more.
Chart FX for Lasso Developer will be included FREE with Lasso Developer 8.5
that is being released at the end of April. This combination will allow
developers to build and test dynamic Web applications with data
visualization before investing in a server for deployment. In addition to
the free developer, the Chart FX Designer for Eclipse will be included
within Lasso Studio for Eclipse, and will still retail for $199. Chart FX
for Lasso will retail for $999.
About OmniPilot Software
OmniPilot Software, Inc. is a software development company offering
cross-platform business management solutions designed to help
small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs) optimize their online presence. In
2006, OmniPilot celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Lasso, which survived
the boom and bust of the dot.com era because of its loyal following. It has
grown from a simple scripting language on the Mac to an enterprise
programming language for Mac, Windows and Linux. Lasso is a secure
corporate alternative to open source Web development languages. OmniPilot’s
software is used by over 15,000 corporations worldwide from The Golf
Channel to NASA, as well as over 1,000 educational institutions from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to the University of Houston
(UH) to name a few. For more information visit http://www.omnipilot.com.