Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Pi Podcast

with Tim Rowledge, known from Squeak Smalltalk VM/development for Scratch.


Grafeo for Pharo 5

Grafeo is a nice Morphic graph editing toolkit by Eiichiro Ito. It forms the basis for Fluo (Video here). It was updated to Pharo 5.


Setup Cuis with Git

A description setting up and starting Cuis using Git and the command line. Read more.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015


Smalltalk on Code.talks 2015

There is a presentation of a Smalltalk project from Christian Haider (Smalltalked Visuals GmbH) at Code.talks 2015 in Hamburg today. You may know him from his SmallCharts project and the PDF4Smalltalk open source PDF library for Smalltalk.


Pharo 5 Reflectivity

Lots of progress on the Pharo 5.0 Reflectivity project…


Kendrick Book

There is more documentation for Kendrick (which is built on top of Pharo) - the Kendrick book. Nice!


Explora in Pharo

Explora is a visualisation tool for the analysis of multiple metrics of software corpora. It includes the PolyGrid, a novel visualisation technique that encourages users to detect patterns among metrics. Done in Pharo Smalltalk.

The project is on STHub, either on:!/~merino/Explora or!/~merino/Explora2


Bee Smalltalk

The prerelease of Bee Smalltalk from 2014 is still not accessible on GitHub as it was stated in the announcement. So I thought the project is dead. But now a new blog post appeared. Looks like there is still activity. Looking forward in trying out.

Monday, September 28, 2015


Live Robot programming with Pharo


Pharo Touch Demo

Pharo touch demo:

Sunday, September 27, 2015


Ephemeric Cloud to a MongoDB hosted at Digital Ocean

Crossconnecting the web with Pharo. Read more.

Friday, September 25, 2015


Keyboard control for a Smalltalk IDE, part 2

another session recorded as video.

Thursday, September 24, 2015


L Peter Deutsch and Allan Schiffman

In the 1984 POPL conference there appeared a paper, Efficient Implementation of the Smalltalk-80 System, by L Peter Deutsch and Allan Schiffman. This paper introduced the first truly modern just-in-time compiler and described several novel implementation techniques, still in widespread use, to improve the performance of object-oriented languages.



Ecstatic - a static website generator for Pharo based on Pillar.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Validating Metric Thresholds with Developers: An Early Result

This paper reports the first results of an empirical study aimed at validating relative metric thresholds with developers. The study was conducted on 79 Pharo applications and using four source code metrics

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