Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Squeak, Etoys, Robots and Wiimote

Found a robot kit under the christmas tree? So its time to have a deeper look at Smalltalk - especially Squeak.

Ricardo Moran tells you how to control Lego Nxt robots, control the I-Sobot (world's smallest humanoid robot) or play robot soccer.

There is also an FFI interface to the wiiuse library - this allows to interact with several Nintendo Wii remotes using Squeak and/or Etoys.

Seaside 2.9 Alpha 2

Seaside 2.9 Alpha 2 is out. Additionally to many fixed bugs portability has increased (this time with the focus on VisualAge Smalltalk).

Lukas also pointed out a new tool at http://builder.seaside.st to configure a load script or Monticello configuration.

Monday, December 29, 2008

SE Radio on Smalltalk

Spend some time this evening to listen to some episodes from "Software Engineering Radio". Currently listing to an interview with Dave Thomas with lots of discussion on Smalltalk, Squeak, Lively, Java and Ruby. Interesting ...

Saturday, December 27, 2008

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Coq virtual machine project

Andreas gives an update on the current state of the Coq Virtual machine.

Until now there were only informations on Eliots blog available and its good to get a summary of the overall plan now.