[Pharo-dev] New Website online

Sean P. DeNigris sean at clipperadams.com
Wed Apr 30 11:24:56 EDT 2014

Esteban A. Maringolo wrote
> "Ok, but WTF is Pharo? A new OS, A language/gui, A dockeresque

The pattern from other "cool" language home pages seems to be one sentence
with what and why (examples below). 

Here's a first take leveraging Simon Sinek's advice to "Start With Why" [1]:
Do you want total, immediate control over your programming and computing
experience? Then Pharo is for you. It is a live, dynamic,
turtles-all-the-way-down environment (like an IDE and OS rolled into one).
Pharo is also a purely object-oriented language. Are you sitting down? The
environment is <italics>written in itself</italics>! Pharo is open source,
and available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.

Examples from other languages:

Ruby is...
A dynamic, open source programming language with a focus on simplicity and
productivity. It has an elegant syntax that is natural to read and easy to

Python is a programming language that lets you work quickly
and integrate systems more effectively. Learn More

JavaScript® (often shortened to JS) is a lightweight, interpreted,
object-oriented language with first-class functions, most known as the
scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments
as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based,
multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic, and supports
object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

[1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sioZd3AxmnE @ 4:05

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