Smalltalk inspect is now available on iTunes

Our new Smalltalk-related Podcast called "Smalltalk inspect" has been approved by Apple and can now be subscribed to via iTunes. Here's the url: http://itunes.apple.com/de/podcast/smalltalkinspect/id420700829

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VA Smalltalk and Squeak/Pharo go social with CloudforkSSO

Most web applications today need to be integrated with other web applications, be it due to life-style compatibility with "Like" and "Tweet" buttons, or for integration with web calendars, mailers, geolocation / mapping services and the like. Jan van de Sandt has just released CloudforkSSO, an open-source library that allows the integration of Seaside-based web … Continue reading VA Smalltalk and Squeak/Pharo go social with CloudforkSSO

Smalltalk inspect: a Smalltalk-Podcast from Germany (partly) in German

Marten, Sebastian and I just released episode 1 of our brand new Smalltalk-podcast named Smalltalk inspect. You can download it here, and we hope to soon be listed on iTunes. Our idea behind the podcast is to collect information on what is going on in Europe and especially in and around Germany in the world … Continue reading Smalltalk inspect: a Smalltalk-Podcast from Germany (partly) in German

Smalltalk inspect: der erste deutschsprachige Podcast zum Thema Smalltalk

So, nach einer etwas spannenden Zeit voller Geheimniskrämerei und geschäftigen Übens ist es so weit: die Erste Episode von Smalltalk Inspect ist online. Was hat das zu bedeuten? Marten, Sebastian und ich haben uns gedacht, es wäre an der Zeit, das Thema Smalltalk in Europa und vor allem im deutschsprachigen Raum aufzugreifen und einen monatlich … Continue reading Smalltalk inspect: der erste deutschsprachige Podcast zum Thema Smalltalk

Managing non-Smalltalk artefacts in Envy

Most Smalltalk projects, just like any other, consist of much, much more than simply the source code you write. There are icons, images, sounds, ini-files, xml files and many more. Some of these are text based, some are binary. A modern project needs a mix of tools to edit all these file types. And, of … Continue reading Managing non-Smalltalk artefacts in Envy

Here they go, good bye MeeGo!

For quite a while I've been fascinated by the idea of owning a Linux based smartphone, which I can log into using SSH and install software on it and such. And Maemo seemed to be the thing. Later the baby was joined with MobLin and renamed to MeeGo, and the fact that it was a … Continue reading Here they go, good bye MeeGo!

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...für den Untergang gibt es ja viele, und dass unsere Jugend auch nicht mehr das ist, was sie mal war, ist ja bekannt. Aber dass jetzt die Senioren (oder zumindst einige davon) auch absolut durchgeknallt sind, könnte man angesichts der aktuellen "Debatte" (dazu wird ja alles, was mehr als ein Reporter aufschreibt, hochstilisiert) um Kinderlärm … Continue reading Zeichen…

Bist du noch up-to-date in der IT?

Nur, wenn Du mit Sätzen wie diesem was anfangen kannst: Dafür propagiert Gamma die Open Services for Lifecycle Collaboration (OSLC), eine maßgeblich von IBM betriebene Spezifikation zur Interaktion von ALM-Werkzeugen (Application Lifecycle Management) mit Change-Management-Systemen. Daraus soll eine einfachere Werkzeugintegration unterschiedlicher Tool-Hersteller entstehen. Eben. Und genau das habe ich mir schon immer gewünscht 😉 Das … Continue reading Bist du noch up-to-date in der IT?

A small but very helpful change in VAST 8.03: ScaledDecimal>>#printOn:

Looking into the Migration Guide of VA Smalltalk 8.0.3, I found one minor but very welcome change to the ScaledDecimal class: ScaledDecimal>>#printOn: produced output that included the scale value (i.e., 23.1s3 printOn: aStream produced ’23.1s3’) ScaledDecimal>>#printOn: was changed so that it no longer produces the scale value in its output (i.e., 23.1s3 printOn: aStream and … Continue reading A small but very helpful change in VAST 8.03: ScaledDecimal>>#printOn:

Use the Library Importer Tool to upgrade a VA Smalltalk Library

Now that VA Smalltalk 8.0.3 is out and ships with a few improvements and the first "production release 3.0.2" of the Web Framework Seaside, people may want to upgrade to this new version. Installing the client is not really an issue, but what to do with your library? There are several options: Perform a full … Continue reading Use the Library Importer Tool to upgrade a VA Smalltalk Library