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:






Monday, October 29, 2007

 

Squeak BOF at OOPLSA

There are first tapes from the Squeak BOF at OOPSLA:

Squeak-BOF-OOPSLA-2007-1-3
Squeak-BOF-OOPSLA-2007-2-3

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

 

ANSI Smalltalk

There is a call for getting involved into the ANSI Smalltalk process by Bruce Badger.

Looks like there is also a new ANSI Smalltalk mailinglist.

Friday, October 19, 2007

 

New Seaside tutorial

The Software Architecture Group at the Hasso-Plattner-Institut (University of Potsdam, Germany) announced a new Seaside tutorial:

http://www.swa.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/seaside/tutorial

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

 

OLPC in german news

The OLPC project is in the german news.

 

EduSim3D, Greenbush and Croquet videos

Here is a new a video about a teacher adding a 3D virtual environment to her SMARTBoard.

The software is called Edusim3D and is based on Croquet which is done in Squeak Smalltalk.

Some more videos can be found on the Greenbush website:

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:

http://smartware.com.ar/builder.avi
http://cs.hernanmorales.com.ar/SeasideBuilder.avi

Sunday, October 14, 2007

 

Active Book

Tim talkes about the "Active Book", a portable tablet like computer running Smalltalk.

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.

Thursday, October 04, 2007

 

Squeak By Example

A new book on Squeak is available for free:

http://SqueakByExample.org


 

Squeak on OpenSource Phone

Another platform Squeak is running on: the FIC Neo1973 Open Source Phone


 

Croquet interactive

Cool stuff: Croquet on an interactive whiteboard


 

Next generation of Smalltalkers ...

No postings for a while. I have a pretty good reason: welcome on earth little Elisa. ;)


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