[Pharo-dev] 3.0 Welcome text
btc at openInWorld.com
Tue Apr 29 21:52:07 EDT 2014
Some feedback on the Pharo 3.0 Release welcome text.
From watching the Ruby conference video from another recent thread, use
of the word "immersive" really caught my attention.
As well, from another recent thread, newcomers probably don't care if
its Smalltalk - either actual or inspired.
So lets sell the strongest outside marketing message first...
Welcome to Pharo, an immersive live programming environment.
Welcome to Pharo, a clean, innovative, free, and open-source
Newcomers wont know how to "execute" a statement, so...
You can learn pharo by highlighting the next line and selecting [Do
it] from the context menu:
You can learn pharo by executing:
(Later reference to "executing" is okay.)
> Better [ackaging for standard download
Better packaging for standard download
>Browser the documentation http://www.pharo.org/documentation
Browsing the documentation http://www.pharo.org/documentation
>Getting the Pharo By Example book (available as a free PDF):
(This is the only line with a colon, remove that.)
Maybe move "New class builder" under Kernel heading .
Maybe change "More" heading to "Tools"
btw, it would be really cool if URLs within comments were automatically
identified and clickable to launch an external browser.
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