Smallworld 5 upgrade fixed price $74,999.99

Based on 25 years of experience we are confident to offer a Smallworld upgrade to version 5 at a fixed price of $74,999.99. This is a limited time offer. Why use Cliffhanger Solutions? Over 25 years experience with GE Smallworld implementations Experts in both Magik and Java (portions of our own Atlas product are Java based) Experience [...]

Real time vs. there is no alternative!

You're in the field trying to start a work order, you look at the data, and it appears that the design scheduled for the location is not available in your database yet. You are sure that the back office database has all the information you need as you helped the engineer with its design.  Your mobile [...]

Smallworld 5 on Emacs

With Smallworld version 5, GE has dropped official support for Emacs in favor of MDT, which is Eclipse based. Hardcore developers might not want to use Eclipse (I doubt the folks in Cambridge use it), but fortunately using Emacs is still possible with a few tricks.  If you have a clean Emacs install, running Smallworld is straightforward. [...]

Smallworld 5: initial observations

With the introduction of Smallworld 5.0, the 25-year-old Magik VM has been replaced with the Java VM. Smallworld developers can still develop in the Magik language, but the code compiles into Java byte-code and no longer into Magik byte code. This will open up the proprietary Magik environment to the world of Java, at least [...]

Going offline

Going offline while using an application may be necessary when an insufficient data signal is available. Alternatively, going offline can be a choice (like airplane mode) for several purposes, such as saving bandwidth. Fortunately, using Atlas, this has never been easier. Atlas will detect when there is no coverage and automatically switch to offline mode. [...]

Thematic Mapping & Analytics: Why limit yourself?

Thematic maps are a frequently requested feature: Group map elements together based on certain attributes. One example is to color code (electrical) circuits on a map, showing by color what is connected. This enables a user to identify which sub stations are feeding a circuit quickly. But no two customers are the same, so we at [...]