Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Smalltalk in Nepal

The Open Learning Exchange Nepal has released a demo Squeak Smalltalk image. It's fascination who uses Squeak these days, so I'm glad the Smalltalk community continues to grow.

Here are some screenshots, click on the images to enlarge:

Friday, October 19, 2007

Monday, October 15, 2007

Seaside Builder

HernĂ¡n Morales points to a preview on the development of an interface builder for Seaside

The ideas of this package are based on WindowBuilder Pro. Right now they have support for most common web controls (TextField, Panel, RadioButton, TextArea, Label, Button, Anchor, CheckBoxGroup, RadioButtonGroup, ListBox, FieldSet).

Here is a screenshot (click on the image to enlarge):

He thinks the package would be available at the end of this year or first months of 2008. He also points to two preview videos:

Friday, October 05, 2007

Sun Labs Lively Kernel

Dan Ingalls announced on the squeak-dev mailing list that Sun Labs has published Lively Kernel.

Looks like they have implemented a small computing kernel for the browser in JavaScript and ported Squeaks Morphic on top of it.

Here is a first screenshot impression (click on image to enlarge):

Based on the tradition of Smalltalk and Squeak it also includes the IDE:

Would be interesting what could be possible if this is combined with the Seaside web framework on the server side.