Cadalyst's Popular Hot Tip Harry Launches New E-mail Newsletter

22 Jan, 2007

Publication dedicated to AutoLISP, VBA and Object ARX programming for AutoCAD

Cadalyst, the leading publication devoted to computer-aided design and related technologies, has launched its eagerly awaited monthly e-mail newsletter, Harry's Code Class: Tips for Programmers. 

Hot Tip Harry has been delivering custom AutoCAD code to Cadalyst readers since the magazine introduced the "Hot Tip Harry" column in the late-1980s. Today, "Hot Tip Harry" is one of the most popular features on Harry's Code Class: Tips for Programmers takes Harry's helpfulness to a new level, teaching readers how to write their own custom AutoCAD routines. Designed for AutoCAD power users and beginning programmers alike, Harry's Code Class: Tips for Programmers offers insight and how-to for AutoLISP, VBA and Object ARX programming for AutoCAD—all written by Harry himself, Cadalyst contributing editor and "Hot Tip Harry" author Bill Kramer.

An icon among Cadalyst readers, Bill Kramer has been programming AutoCAD solutions, writing magazine articles and books and teaching CAD/CAM/CAE customization for more than 20 years. Kramer wrote Cadalyst's first article about AutoLISP in 1986. 

This new addition to the line-up of Cadalyst's specialized e-newsletters is expected to generate excitement and a loyal following among Hot Tip Harry fans and other AutoCAD users who research and newsletters frequently for programming code and tutorials. 
The media brand's recent readership study predicts strong support for the Harry's Code Class:  Tips for Programmers e-newsletter.

  • 89% of Cadalyst readers visit Of those, 60% frequent "Get the Code!" to find and download AutoLISP code.

  • 64% of Cadalyst magazine readers subscribe to Cadalyst e-mail newsletters. Of those newsletter recipients, 70% subscribe to Cadalyst Tips & Tools Weekly e-newsletter, a compilation of the latest CAD resources and software tips from readers.

In the coming year, Cadalyst will continue to expand its editorial platform by introducing a variety of specialized information services and robust, online tools to help CAD users improve productivity and access focused business, technical, and purchasing information at a much faster rate. 

View the inaugural issue of Harry's Code Class: Tips for Programmers today, then sign up to receive future editions.

For more information, contact Dana Fisher, group publisher, Questex Media Technology Publishing Group,