Thursday, June 14, 2007

Swing Bugs

Yet another stupid Java bug in the Swing UI library. But the best is that one has to wait until Java 7 to get it fixed, no backport to version 6.

In Smalltalk fixing bugs in old versions has never been a problem: anything is open and changeable. If the vendor doesn fix it you are able to modify the code yourself. This is what makes customers and developers happy ...

Monday, June 11, 2007

Swazoo for Squeak

Janko Mivšek announced the Swazoo web server 2.0 beta release for Squeak.

Swazoo (Smalltalk Web Application Zoo) is an open source, vendor agnostic, dialect neutral Smalltalk HTTP server with resource and web request resolution framework, a fruit of a first Camp Smalltalk 2000 in San Diego.