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

Google’s “Friends help friends recover their hacked site”

This collection of useful links on the Google Developers' Blog is well worth a look. It gives you an idea of what you're up to if somebody chose to use your site as a malware delivery channel: Our new Help for hacked sites series includes articles and 80+ minutes of video to help you, and to help … Continue reading Google’s “Friends help friends recover their hacked site”

GNU Smalltalk Android bindings are ready!

So now you can use GNU Smalltalk to build native Applications on Android devices. Stefan Krecher announced the availability of a binding for GNU Smalltalk to Android via SL4A, a set of APIs wrapped. Essentially it's no big thing - just a few lines of Smalltalk-code: i created a GNU Smalltalk star Package including the … Continue reading GNU Smalltalk Android bindings are ready!

Students wanted for Smalltalk projects for this year’s Google Summer of Code

ESUG is asking students from all over the world to apply as paid volunteers to work on Smalltalk-based open source projects: Deadline: as soon as possible, because the deadline to register on official GSoC website [3] is 6.April, which is, well, soon! But about that later...  Follow the link above to learn more about the … Continue reading Students wanted for Smalltalk projects for this year’s Google Summer of Code

Google sponsors Smalltalk projects

Google just announced the organizations that will get the chance to have students help on open source projects this summer. The European Smalltalk User Group is on the list! So now it's time for mentors and for students to apply: work in Smalltalk, have fun and help a friendly community, get a nice paycheck for … Continue reading Google sponsors Smalltalk projects

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

A round of news around VA Smalltalk

There's a lot happening around VA Smalltalk from Instantiations at the moment, and I guess it's time to sum up a bit: Special Prices for Upgrades from VisualAge Smalltalk to VA Smalltalk Instantiations has just announced a timely limited upgrade offer for existing unsers of VisualAge Smalltalk from IBM. This offer has been around for … Continue reading A round of news around VA Smalltalk

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

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!