[Pharo-dev] a Pharo talk from a ruby conference

Tudor Girba tudor at tudorgirba.com
Mon Apr 28 13:20:40 EDT 2014


That is why we talk about Pharo as a cool, modern environment and language
that is Smalltalk-inspired.

We do not need to apologize because Pharo was never dead :).

Doru


On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 7:16 PM, Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name> wrote:

>
> Am 28.04.2014 um 18:58 schrieb kilon alios <kilon.alios at gmail.com>:
>
> very cool presentation. Definitely you need to add this to the new
> website.
>
> Question : Why in every presentation we have to apologise why smalltalk is
> dead / extinct ?
>
> As a newcomer to Smalltalk I find it quite annoying. Its not as if I came
> to Smalltalk without knowing that is not popular. The vast majority of
> languages out there are so more unpopular than Smalltalk, yet they don't
> have this "sorry that I am dead" mentality to them.
>
> +1
>
> Well said.
>
> Norbert
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr>wrote:
>
>> … more a Smalltalk one using Pharo:
>>
>> MountainWest RubyConf 2014
>>
>> Noel Rappin: "But Really, You Should Learn Smalltalk”
>>
>> Smalltalk has mystique. We talk about it more than we use it. It seems
>> like it should be so similar to Ruby. It has similar Object-Oriented
>> structures, it even has blocks. But everything is so slightly different,
>> from the programming environment, to the 1-based arrays, to the simple
>> syntax. Using Smalltalk will make you look at familiar constructs with new
>> eyes. We’ll show you how to get started on Smalltalk, and walk through some
>> sample code. Live coding may be involved. You’ll never look at objects the
>> same way again.
>>
>>
>> http://www.confreaks.com/videos/3284-mwrc-but-really-you-should-learn-smalltalk
>>
>
>
>


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