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.

1 comment:

Amnon said...

you might want to take a look at JNEXT ( which was also recently released

My bet is that Javascript is going to play an even stronger role in the future