The WASstServerAdaptor story and its (preliminary) end

Well, a developer's day is full of victories and waterloos. So I've had my developer's day today. After I had discussed my Server startup problems related to ports already in use, Marten came up with an explanation for VAST's behavior on the VAST Support Group: The reason for this behaviour is located in the method:… Continue reading The WASstServerAdaptor story and its (preliminary) end

The European Smalltalk User Group needs your presentations for ESUG 2013

The European Smalltalk User Group just issued its call for presentations for its 21st annual conference that will be held in Annecy, France  from 9 to 13 September 2013: For the past 21 years, the European Smalltalk User Group (ESUG) has organised the International Smalltalk Conference, a lively forum on cutting edge software technologies that… Continue reading The European Smalltalk User Group needs your presentations for ESUG 2013

Issuing a REORG TABLE command to DB2 from VA Smalltalk (and Glorp)

You may have realized already that I misuse my blog and therewith you, my valued reader, as a swap space for small and maybe not so small little tricks I find in my day job from time to time. And here is one little thing I just learned about how to invoke commands in DB2… Continue reading Issuing a REORG TABLE command to DB2 from VA Smalltalk (and Glorp)

More on WASstServerAdaptor and used ports

There are probably a few  questions that you may ask about this problem I just posted about. And I try to answer them here so you may understand better why I ask for an exception (or at least a Warning): Why don't you simply make sure the image is only running once on the server?… Continue reading More on WASstServerAdaptor and used ports

Starting WASstServerAdaptor and handling used ports

[Update: Please be sure tor read this post as well if you're interested in more details on this subject and this one if you want to see what my solution finally looks like] This is a little lesson I learned with my VAST-based Seaside Application on a headless Linux Server that is probably not really… Continue reading Starting WASstServerAdaptor and handling used ports

Die Interaktivität der Smalltalk-Entwicklung im Video

Erst gestern schrieb ich im Zusammenhang mit dem Google Summer Of Code und der Programmiersprache Smalltalk: Smalltalk macht enormen Spass. Die sehr dynamische Umgebung ist sehr motivierend, weil man nicht toten Quelltext pflegt, sondern sich stets direkt im lauffähigen Objektsystem aufhält. Man muss es ausprobiert haben, um das zu verstehen… und just einen Tag später… Continue reading Die Interaktivität der Smalltalk-Entwicklung im Video

Die European Smalltalk User’s Group ist Mentoring Organization für Googles Summer Of Code 2013

Auch dieses Jahr hat Google die ESUG (European Smalltalk User's Group) als Mentoring Organization für die Teilnahme am Summer Of Code ausgewählt. Das sind für die Smalltalk-Welt sehr gute Nachrichten. Was ist der Google Summer Of Code? Die Kurzform: Google bezahlt einen oder mehrere Studenten dafür, dass sie diesen Sommer an einem open source -… Continue reading Die European Smalltalk User’s Group ist Mentoring Organization für Googles Summer Of Code 2013

Getting jQuery ajax and callbacks to Seaside into the right order

I guess having learned something new is what makes a day a good one. So I've had a good day today. In my Seaside Application, I try to add a few fancy ajax gadgets that use Ajax and do something before and after the actual Ajax call is performed. Especially in the case where you… Continue reading Getting jQuery ajax and callbacks to Seaside into the right order