Wednesday, March 31, 2010


Squeak as a DLL

Interesting: Ang BeePeng has Squeak running as a DLL. While that's possible in a few other Smalltalks (ST/MT, Smallscript, ...) it is new for Squeak. Let's see how it will be used.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies

If you have a paper, just send it in. Read more.

Monday, March 29, 2010


PrototypeWindow for Seaside

Hernan provided a seaside wrapper for the prototype window for Seaside:


for Details.

Friday, March 26, 2010


Smalltalk has some great opportunities

Interesting article ...


Smalltalk has some great opportunities

Interesting article ...

Thursday, March 25, 2010


New french Smalltalk mailing-list



Google Summer of code with Smalltalk

If you are a student and want to apply for the Google Summer Of Code with Smalltalk you should now visit the ESUG GSoC page.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010


Smalltalk User Group Switzerland

Looks like there is a new page for SMUG-S: the SMALLTALK USER GROUP SWITZERLAND

Wednesday, March 17, 2010


Gofer Project Loader 1.0 (BETA)

Esteban announced the Gofer Project Loader 1.0 (BETA) - a simple
API to use Metacello loading.

There is a webpage explaining it.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


Squeak 4.0

The Eagle Has Landed: Squeak 4.0 is Released

The focus for 4.0 was to relicense Squeak with the MIT license (with
some Apple parts remaining under the Apache license.)

Monday, March 15, 2010


Smalltalk meetup in London 03/2010

Read more here


Smalltalk meetup in Cologne 03/2010

Get the details here:


New Pharocasts

New Pharocasts are available:

Thursday, March 11, 2010


Trax for Squeak

Stephen Pair released Trax, a general object versioning system for Squeak.

Read more here.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Building a Pharo/Squeak VM on OSX

Hey ... and Adrian is using my metacello config for VMMaker too. He just described on how to build the virtual machine on OSX. Nice.


Building Squeak VM on Linux

Laurent wrote on how to build the Squeak VM on Linux. Nice that the VMMaker metacello configuration I created (see here and here) is used.

Monday, March 08, 2010


Google Summer of Code with Smalltalk

There is a new page for the Google summer of code with Smalltalk:

You can read more about it here.


Next Pharo Sprint: March 13, 2010

The next pharo sprint:

Date: March 13, 2010
Time: 9:30 - 21:30
Place: Software Composition Group, University of Berne, Switzerland

See here for more details.


Chapter on Exceptions for Pharo by Example book

The book now includes a new chapter on Exception handling in Smalltalk.


The Moose Book

If you want to do software and data analysis then you should read the
new online book from Tudor Girba:

about the Moose technology. Moose is an analysis platform written in Smalltalk.

The (yet unfinished) book already includes descriptions on how to use Moose, how to build a browser with Glamour or how to load the latest Moose version into Pharo using Metacello.

One interesting aspect (beside a good documentation on Moose) is that this is now the second dynamic web book on Smalltalk technologies (after the Seaside online book) which is written using the Smalltalk based Pier Content Management System.

Sunday, March 07, 2010


Squeak is twittering

The commits to Squeak trunk (the new community development model) are now also visible in Twitter:

Should be easy to follow development now.

If you want to know about other package commits (SqueakSource) then
you could use the already known Planet Squeak code:

Friday, March 05, 2010


ScratchViewer for iPhone/iPad

John is building a scratch viewer for the iPhone and iPad.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010


Cologne Smalltalk Meetup Website

There is now a new website available for the Cologne Smalltalk Meetup.


Physical Etoys

Physical Etoys is a visual programming tool that connects the virtual world of computers with the real world in which we live in. Now a first beta version is released.

It is based on the Squeak Smalltalk system. The announcement is here.

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