Wednesday, April 29, 2015


ARM Cog fires up

Interesting to hear from Tim that he managed to compile a Cog virtual machine for ARM. Still work in progress but step by step we will get a fast Squeak and Pharo Cog VM for ARM architecture.



IntelliJ icons in Pharo

Eye candy IntelliJ icons in Pharo are available now. Read more here. If you are on Pharo 4.0 you can download the package from Config browser and then use the settings to switch to this new icon theme.


An Object-Oriented Approach To Algebra System Design

The PDF is here.

Monday, April 27, 2015


TMM Web framework for Pharo Smalltalk

TMM (Teapot, Mustache, Mongo) is a simple to use Web/CRUD framework built on Pharo Smalltalk.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


CORMAS CI job on pharo-contribution

CORMAS - an agent-based simulation framework is currently ported to Pharo.

As of today it is available as a new CORMAS CI job on the continuous integration server (pharo-contribution CI) which is green now as well!


Kendrick on CI

Kendrick is a Domain-Specific Language and Simulation Plaform for mathematical epidemiology modeling.

The Kendrick project now since today has a Kendrick CI job on the pharo-contribution CI server and runs on Pharo 3.0, 4.0 and 5.0 with all tests green.

This also means you can easily download it using PharoLauncher.


Dr. Geo (once more)


Exploring a Postgres database with the GTInspector

The video shows a demo of exploring a Postgres DB using the GTInspector. The session includes exploration, SQL querying, creating a chart, and extending the inspector:



QualityAssistant v0.4

is ready.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015



Roll is a simple repl for Pharo. Check out the project on STHub.


Aconcagua AddOns

Sean provides some new extensions to Aconcagua. Aconcagua provides a model that represents measures as first class objects.


SqueakSSL moved + Fixes

If you use the SqueakSSL plugin there are some changes: moved to

There are also some fixes to the SqueakSSL Plugin:
 - Levente Uzonyi's patches to the Linux version
 - Marcel Taeumel and Tobias Pape ported this to the OS X and Windows version as well

They also provide new binaries. Read more.


CampSmalltalk Nanaimo 2015

 coming up real soon. Read more.


Tekka - Japanese character input system on Pharo/Squeak

Tekka is a modeless Japanese character input system on Pharo / Squeak systems. You can type a Japanese word in a plain alphabet, and then press cmd-j to convert it to Japanese characters using SKK dictionary.

Project (and more demos) are on SmalltalkHub.



A chapter on TinyChat in Pharo.


Article about Pharo on

"Sortie de Pharo et de son environnement de développement en version 4.0" on


VariableTracker in Pharo

VariableTracker is a tool used to collect and analyze information about variables being written during run time in Pharo. It is described in the Bachelor Thesis "Evaluating the dynamic behavior ofSmalltalk applications" by author Roger Stebler (click here for PDF)

Monday, April 20, 2015


Bitwise Magazine and Pharo

Remember this post from 2005? It was about the "Bitwise Magazine and Smalltalk" - an online magazine from Huw Collingbourne running a series on Smalltalk. Looks like Huw now found out about Pharo and may start some articles on it as well. Nice!


Sphere-shaped submarine demo rendered by HoneyGinger and Jun4Pharo


Jun4Pharo on Pharo 4

Friday, April 17, 2015


Development on Pharo 5.0 started

Directly after Pharo 4.0 was released this week the development on Pharo 5.0 started:

Feel free to help shaping the future and also make Pharo 5.0 a successful release.


Pharo 4.0 is in the news

The new Pharo 4.0 release is in the news:

Thursday, April 16, 2015


Iliad 0.9.4 is out

Iliad web framework version 0.9.4 is out. Read more here.


Pharo 4.0 is now released

Pharo 4.0 is now released, one step closer to the future:

Saturday, April 11, 2015


RSqueak/VM - A research VM for Squeak/Smalltalk

Read more.

Thursday, April 09, 2015


NBSQLite3 Date Time Handling

Read more about NBSSQLite3 and Date Time support.

Wednesday, April 08, 2015


Graphs on Maps

Need to map charts and graphs on top of a geographical maps? Then read here and look at the screenshot.

Monday, April 06, 2015


QualityAssistant with autofix

The new QualityAssistant for Pharo is able to automatically fix the related code critic. See here.



has a nice website.

Thursday, April 02, 2015


Canadian Smalltalk Competition

A kickstarter campaign and Canadian software competition for Smalltalk.

Provided by Richard Eng (the man behind the smalltalkrenaissance to promote the use of Smalltalk)

Wednesday, April 01, 2015


AmberSmalltalk v0.14.13

Amber v 0.14.13. was released a few days ago.

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