ESUG 2013: My Personal Reprise

I'm back from the 2013 European Smalltalk User's Conference in Annecy, France. I'm still tired and in the middle of recreation, but I must say it once again was well worth travelling there. First of all, I'd like to say a special thank you to the organizers of the event: We've had a great time … Continue reading ESUG 2013: My Personal Reprise

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

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

ESUG 2013 will be held in Annecy

Stéphane Ducasse just announced on the ESUG mailing list that this year's ESUG conference will be held in Annecy, France from September 9th to September 13th, 2013. Regular readers of my blog as well as most Smalltalk users know that the ESUG conference is THE place to be to learn about all that's new in … Continue reading ESUG 2013 will be held in Annecy

Support the European Smalltalk Community – become an ESUG sponsor

Luc Fabresse just sent a call for sponsors to the ESUG mailing list: As you know ESUG (European Smalltalk User Group) is a nonprofit organization, ran by a bunch of volunteers which aims at promoting Smalltalk (http://www.esug.org/Promotion). ESUG does have multiple actions such as sponsoring Smalltalk-related publications (articles and books), encouraging developers and more specifically … Continue reading Support the European Smalltalk Community – become an ESUG sponsor

ESUG 2012: Registration is now open!

Johan Brichau just announced on the ESUG mailing list that you can now register to attend the European Smalltalk Users Groups' yearly conference ESUG 2012 in Ghent, Belgium: I am pleased to announce that registration for the 20th ESUG Conference in Ghent, Belgium is now open! To register, please proceed to the website http://www.esug.org/wiki/pier/Conferences/2012 or … Continue reading ESUG 2012: Registration is now open!

Application for GSoC is done!

So carla and Janko have just finished all that's necessary to apply as a mentor organization for this year's Google Summer of Code. As Janko states on the Squeak-dev mailing list: I think we have quite some chance, specially because we collected and very well described 22 project ideas: http://gsoc2012.esug.org/ideas There is still a time for ideas, … Continue reading Application for GSoC is done!

Smalltalk projects, ideas and mentors wanted for this year’s Google Summer of Code

The European Smalltalk Users Group (ESUG) is trying to get everything together to propose projects for the 2012 Google Summer of Code (GSoC). So if you are working on an open source project in Smalltalk or would like to get the ball rolling with one, could use a helping hand for it and/or would like … Continue reading Smalltalk projects, ideas and mentors wanted for this year’s Google Summer of Code

VA Smalltalk 8.5 announced at ESUG yesterday

John O'Keefe announced the immediate availability of the new release 8.5 of VA Smalltalk at the ESUG conference yesterday. The product is available for download for registered users and for evaluation. You can have a look at John's presentation here. With this release, Instantiations starts improving the developer experience and modernizing the IDE itself. This … Continue reading VA Smalltalk 8.5 announced at ESUG yesterday