Lasso Professional Server 8.5 Officially Released Today
DANIA BEACH, Fla. – June 12, 2006 – OmniPilot Software, Inc., has
officially announced the release of Lasso Professional Server 8.5 (LP 8.5)
– the latest version of the company’s Web scripting programming language.
LP 8.5 is a more powerful and advanced programming language packed with
innovative features and enhanced functionality. LP 8.5 retails for $649,
and upgrades start at $349. OmniPilot offers a free license of LP 8.5 to
Premier Members of the Lasso Professional Alliance (LPA). To order your
copy visit (http://store.omnipilot.com/) or call 954-874-3100.
“Some of the more exciting features that we have added are Lasso AJAX tags
or LJAX as we like to call them, they enable interactive page updates,”
said Brett Circe, president of OmniPilot Software. “For the first time,
Lasso will natively support five databases including Oracle, MySQL,
Filemaker, PostgreSQL, Openbase, SQLite, ODBC, and Microsoft SQL Server.”
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.
Chart FX for Lasso Officially Released Today
DANIA BEACH, Fla. – June 12, 2006 – OmniPilot Software, Inc., developers of
Lasso, has announced the immediate availability of Chart FX for Lasso
today. OmniPilot 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
“We are pleased to announce the official release of Chart FX for Lasso, not
only are we bringing Chart FX to the Lasso community but we are also
bringing an enterprise-level charting solution to the Mac and Linux
communities,” said Brett Circe, president of OmniPilot Software.
“Software FX is happy to provide Chart FX for Lasso developers to display
their data in a robust and efficient manner,” said Robert Williams, Vice
President of Software FX. “Lasso developers will immediately gain over 12
years of data visualization and analysis maturity in Chart FX for Lasso. We
hope that solutions like Chart FX add to the enterprise viability of the
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 is included FREE with Lasso Developer 8.5 that
is also being released today. This combination allows 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 retail for $199. Lasso Studio for Eclipse will be released in the
Summer of 2006. Chart FX for Lasso retails 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/).