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

S Krish krishnamachari.sudhakar at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 13:46:20 EDT 2014


+1

Smalltalk heritage and its future should be carried on by "Pharo Smalltalk".


On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 11:08 PM, Eliot Miranda <eliot.miranda at gmail.com>wrote:

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> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 10:20 AM, Tudor Girba <tudor at tudorgirba.com>wrote:
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>> That is why we talk about Pharo as a cool, modern environment and
>> language that is Smalltalk-inspired.
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> We went through this a few months ago.  Pharo  isn't inspired by
> Smalltalk; it /is/ a Smalltalk.   Trying to be mealy-mouthed about it and
> claiming inspiration, rather than proudly declaring its a Smalltalk is IMO
> as bad as apologizing for it being dead.
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>> We do not need to apologize because Pharo was never dead :).
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> We don't need to avoid the S word either...
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>> Doru
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>> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 7:16 PM, Norbert Hartl <norbert at hartl.name>wrote:
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>>> Am 28.04.2014 um 18:58 schrieb kilon alios <kilon.alios at gmail.com>:
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>>> very cool presentation. Definitely you need to add this to the new
>>> website.
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>>> 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.
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>>> +1
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>>> Well said.
>>>
>>> Norbert
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>>> On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Marcus Denker <marcus.denker at inria.fr>wrote:
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>>>> … more a Smalltalk one using Pharo:
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>>>> MountainWest RubyConf 2014
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>>>> Noel Rappin: "But Really, You Should Learn Smalltalk”
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>>>> 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.
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>>>> http://www.confreaks.com/videos/3284-mwrc-but-really-you-should-learn-smalltalk
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>> --
>> www.tudorgirba.com
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>> "Every thing has its own flow"
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> --
> best,
> Eliot
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