VA Smalltalk 8.0 has been released!

The VAST Summit 2009 is running just now and John is giving a talk on all new features  of this long awaited release.The exciting news here is: VA Smalltalk 8 is going to be available for download later today! And these are the main features of VAST V8:


  • Seaside 2.9 Core, jQuery, Scriptaculous, RSS, and a porting layer and development tools.
  •  Enhanced Web Services, including framework extensions such as support for “Document Literal/Document Literal Wrapped Style,” a Web Services cookbook, and upgraded XML Basic Tools.
  • Enhanced IDE with tabbed browsers, use of native Windows® widgets, inspector improvements,  a new Method List Pane, Text Pane, Version Graph Tab and more.
  • New documentation delivery system (web or local) with improved navigation, formatting and updated content.
  • A variety of enhancements and bug fixes throughout the product.  

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