March 8, 2019 asmith

Announcing Speakers at the US Omnis Developer Conference

We are delighted to announce that Alex Clay, Software Development & Technical Support Manager at Suran Systems, Inc., will join us at our Omnis Developer Conference in Denver, CO. Alex has a wealth of Omnis development experience and vast depth of knowledge about every aspect of Omnis application development, and will focus on a new feature in Studio 10, Remote Debugging, and the perennial but ‘much-requested’ topic of Omnis Deployment.

  • Alex ClayDebugging the Omnis runtime in a client’s environment
    Have you ever run into a bug that only happens on a client’s computer or in the runtime environment? See how the new Remote Debugging feature in Omnis Studio 10.0 lets you use the full Omnis debugger against a runtime application, even when deployed behind a NAT and firewalls.
  • Deploying Omnis Studio
    Learn how to build installers for Omnis Studio on macOS and Windows that make installing and updating your application rock-solid. Topics covered include branding Omnis as your own application, code signing, and updating existing deployments.

Already announced for our conference, we have Bob Mitchell, Omnis Software Engineering Manager, and Jason Gissing, Omnis Engineer, who will highlight the many new things in our recent Omnis Studio 10 release. The full conference agenda has not been finalised, but these are the confirmed topics for Bob Mitchell:

  • V10 Overview and New Code Editor Demonstration
    An overview of the new features in Studio 10.0 and 10.0.1. As well as bug fixes, Studio 10.0.1 includes a number of significant enhancements.
  • Omnis RoadMap
    An overview of our ideas for future versions of Omnis Studio
  • Remote Objects
    A short presentation and demonstration, describing this new way to implement client-side objects for the JavaScript Client.
  • New Workers (Crypto and Hash, SFTP and POP3)
    A brief overview of the new SFTP and POP3 workers. A more detailed presentation and demonstration of Crypto and Hash workers.

And here are Jason’s confirmed topics:

  • Extending The JS Client Appearance & Functionality
    Using CSS to improve the appearance of, and JavaScript to add functionality to the JS Client
  • Using oBrowser to Extend Omnis Thick Client
    Run modern web content or JS Client forms, or create self-contained controls based on web technology, in desktop apps.
  • The General-Purpose Worker
    Using the new JavaScript Worker to do almost anything on a background thread.
  • Accessibility In The JS Client
    A brief overview of the Accessibility features introduced to the JS Client in Omnis Studio 10.

We have one further special guest presenter, well known to the Omnis developer community, and we are hoping to confirm their attendance & topics for discussion very soon. The Early Bird pricing has been extended a little and now expires on March 15, so please get your registrations in fast.
For more information, and to register for the US Conference, please go to our website:

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