Beautiful little tutorial on how to build a complete Seaside Application with an RDB Backend

Sven just announced the availability of a new tutorial named "Reddit.st — In 10 Cool Pharo Classes".I am fascinated by how short and clear this piece is. It really explains all you need to know to get started building a Seaside Application using Glorp and Postgres as a database. It is nice to read and really covers … Continue reading Beautiful little tutorial on how to build a complete Seaside Application with an RDB Backend

The manual that never was written (but should have been)…

Tom has only started blogging a week ago, but obviously he decided to not waste any time with long useless stuff. After all, he's a Smalltalker 😉 His first posts so far were all very interesting, tearse, and provide a lot of useful information and ideas around build automation with VA Smalltalk. One of the … Continue reading The manual that never was written (but should have been)…

New Blogger with Smalltalk topics

Tom Koschate has finally decided to join the Blogosphere with his Blog named "Nothing About Elks". He also has a welcome present for all VA Smalltalk users which he just announced the other day on the VA Smalltalk Support Forum: I've uploaded the code I use to support automated packaging using the Jenkins (formerly Hudson) … Continue reading New Blogger with Smalltalk topics

Cobol ist 50 – und keiner will’s wissen

Irgendwie war mir das schon klar, dass Cobol sehr alt ist. Aber dass gestern offenbar der Tag des 50. Geburtstages war, ist mir nicht bewusst gewesen. Ich selbst habe vor einiger Zeit mal ein bisschen Cobol-programmiert, und bin ganz froh darüber, dass ich es lesen kann und auch mal mitreden, wenn's um Cobol-Themen geht. In … Continue reading Cobol ist 50 – und keiner will’s wissen

keysAndValuesDo:

Over at Vox, Randal is showing some interesting methods he found in Smalltalk for iterating collections. The really interesting thing he found is that Collections in Squeak support #keysAndValuesDo: . I was quite surprised by this because the method name is not really intention revealing or hinting at its purpose. If I want to iterate … Continue reading keysAndValuesDo:

Ted Leung über dynamisch getypte Sprachen

Ein paar Interessante Zitate zum Thema dynamisch getypte Sprachen fand ich zuletzt in Ted Leung's Post "IDE's and Dynamic Languages", der sich auf jeden Fall zur vollständigen Lektüre eignet - auch die Kommentare... Im wesentlichen führt Ted aus, wie verwundert er darüber ist, dass gerade in der Benutzerschaft der dynamisch getypten Sprachen  wie Python, Groovy … Continue reading Ted Leung über dynamisch getypte Sprachen