[Pharo-dev] Pharo magic
stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sat Dec 7 03:11:28 EST 2013
On Dec 7, 2013, at 12:23 AM, Nicolai Hess <nicolaihess at web.de> wrote:
> This seems to be a good place to introduce myself.
> My Name is Nicolai Hess,
> I follow the squeak (and pharo) community for some years (~10).
> (Not as an *active* member in that time, but a little bit more the last days:-)
> I am a software developer, most time working with c++ and java.
> Every time I start to dive into smalltalk world (again),
> even if all i have done are bugreports or small bugfixes,
> it impressed me how much more fun it makes.
yes and welcome on board. It can really change your life :)
> Looking at smalltalks history I was always deeply impressed about all
> its development and *inventions*.
> (And a bit sad, it is not as recognized as it
> could be, and seeing how others again reinventing these things.)
we should continue to invent because we have some advantages :)
> It is great to see how pharo and the community moves on.
> Thank you all.
> 2013/12/6 Torsten Bergmann <astares at gmx.de>
> Maybe others noticed the same:
> - the numbers of closed issues is amazing(see the news on the homepage)
> - Pharo3.0 is already really usable and a pleasure to work with
> - more and more nice projects appear on STHub and elsewhere
> - more and more Pharo projects use continuous integration
> - most projects and packages are loadable from the config browser and other places without
> conflicting with each other
> - there is so much activity regarding Pharo these days on mailinglists, bug-tracker,
> twitter, conferences, blogs, stackoverflow, github ... it becomes hard to follow
> but this is a good sign
> - I see more and more fixes and improvements already as an update coming in before
> I really realize that an own bug is needed because it improves the situation
> - more and more new names appear on the dev and user mailinglist which is a good
> sign that there is growing interest
> - Pharo is on the right track and I like to be on the train
> Step by step it goes...
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