This tutorial is intended for experienced AutoCADusers and assumes you have some familiarity with LISP or AutoLISP. It also assumes you understand basic Windows® file management tasks such as creating directories, copying files, and navigating through the file system on your hard disk or network.
- The Visual LISP® (VLISP) environment is introduced. This environment provides you with editing, debugging, and other tools specific to the creation of AutoLISP applications.
- ActiveX® and Reactor functions of AutoLISP are demonstrated, as well as several other extensions to the AutoLISP language provided with VLISP.
- The application may be run as interpreted LISP in piecemeal files and/or functions that are loaded into a single document, or
- The program code can be compiled into a VLX application, denoted by a *.vlx executable. A VLX operates from a self-contained namespace that can interact with the application-loading document.