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Prototype CLIM Builder

GatorMail-Q                   Prototype CLIM Builder

Announcement of the articel:

                       A Prototype Interface Builder 
                 for the Common Lisp Interface Manager 
                                C L I B

                Jan Hesse, Rainer Koenig and Filippo Logi
              Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI), Technical
                       Expertsystems and Robotics

                              Jens Herder
                       Symbolics Systemhaus GmbH


The Common Lisp Interface Manager (CLIM) is used to develop graphical
user interfaces for Lisp-based applications. With the prototype of the
CLIM Interface Builder (CLIB) the programmer can generate code for CLIM
interactively. The developing process will be fast and less prone to errors.
With this new tool, the interactive rapid prototyping reduces costs of a
specification phase. Here we present the concept and first results of the
prototype of CLIB.


CLIM, Graphical User Interface, Interface Builder, Lisp, Rapid Prototyping

A prototype of a CLIM-Interface-Builder is being developed within a joint
effort of Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI) and Symbolics Systemhaus GmbH.

You can get the article in Postcript format via anonymous FTP from gate.fzi.de
(, pathname pub/CLIB/CLIB-paper.ps.Z) or in printed form
(FZI Bericht Nr.6) from the authors. We are pleased to receive comments
and any response.

Rainer Koenig

Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI),        Tel:    +49 (721) 9654-313
Technical Expertsystems                    Fax:    +49 (721) 9654-309
and Robotics                            e-mail:    rkeonig@fzi.de
Haid-& Neustr. 10-14
D-7500 Karlsruhe 1

Jens Herder

Software Development
Symbolics Systemhaus GmbH                 Tel:    +49 (61 96) 47 22-100
Mergenthaler Allee 77-81                  Fax:    +49 (61 96) 48 11 16
D-6236 Eschborn/Ts.                    e-mail:    JH@SGER.UUCP
Germany                                       (or JH%SGER.UUCP@GERMANY.EU.NET)