Thursday, July 28, 2016

 

Pharo Graphics work for Woden2

Ronie Salgado explains some of the graphics work that is in the pipe for his Woden2 project for Pharo

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

 

Developing mixed Smalltalk/Java apps in Smalltalk/X

is explained here.

Monday, July 25, 2016

 

How to use git and GitHub with Pharo

Explained in a blog post here.

 

Pharo Kiosk system

Pharo 1.1 was used to build ATM-kind software in Russian Bank. Such devices could be found in Moscow streets. Here is a sample video:


 

Sunday, July 24, 2016

 

Towards 64 Bit VMs

Nicolas has finally compiled a 64bits VM for windows - and now the OpenSmalltalk VM has makefiles for 64 bits windows. Cool!

 

A taste of bootstrap

With Smalltalks image approach you save the whole state of your "object oriented world" to disk and continue later at the same point of execution where you left. Some objects are part of the standard image since the 1970s which makes Smalltalk images software artefacts that are maintained since a long time.

Other Smalltalks (like Amber) work without images and bootstrap right from the beginning (like Amber which is a Smalltalk running on top of JavaScript).

Nonetheless it also makes sense to bootstrap new images right from the start and (as I already reported) the Pharo community is working on that. Now there is yet another step done for this as you can read and now also try here.

Note that the boostrapped image is already in Spur format.

 

Pillar 4.0.0

New update on Pillar for Pharo. Now also with an ePub exporter. Nice!

 

Seamless (0.8.2)

A new update for Seamless is available.

 

ObjectTravel

A tool to traverse object references for Pharo. Read more.

 

JSONWebToken for Pharo

JWT (JSONWebToken) is a token format suitable for authentication and authorization. Read about the Pharo implementation.

 

Freewill - GA framework for Pharo

Freewill is the name of the genetic algorithm framework for Pharo. Read more here or see it in action here.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

 

Remote Debugging Tools for Pharo

A first version of RemoteDebuggingTools project. It allows explore and debug remote images. Read more

 

OpenGLES2 binding for Pharo

is available. Read more.

 

How learning Smalltalk can make you a better developer

TechBeacon published an article Richard Eng wrote about Smalltalk

Sunday, July 17, 2016

 

Magic with Pharo Reflectivity

Read this blog post from Denis Kudriashov on implementing an analogue of Dolphin Smalltalks ##() syntax

 

Smalltalks 2015 videos

are available

Saturday, July 16, 2016

 

New Spec tutorial for Pharo

A new tutorial on Spec is coming.

 

Epidemiological models with Roassal

A draft chapter is available.

 

Live Twitter Analysis and Visualization with Pharo


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