[Pharo-dev] Anybody using Orca Smalltalk to JavaScript?

henry henry at callistohouse.club
Sun Aug 13 23:24:11 EDT 2017


Nice.

- HH

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> Subject: Re: [Pharo-dev] Anybody using Orca Smalltalk to JavaScript?
> Local Time: August 13, 2017 10:48 PM
> UTC Time: August 14, 2017 2:48 AM
> From: eliot.miranda at gmail.com
> To: Frank Berger Software <frank.berger.software at web.de>, Pharo Development List <pharo-dev at lists.pharo.org>
>
> Hi Frank,
>
> On Aug 12, 2017, at 1:24 PM, Frank Berger Software <frank.berger.software at web.de> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> the available documentation on Orca looks brilliant and the source, Hasso-Plattner-Institut in Potsdam, has an excellent reputation. It looks all very professional.
>>
>> I am therefore most suprised that I cannot find any tracks of usage of Orca, neither here, nor elsewhere on the net, and not even any serious discussions.
>>
>> Does anybody here have practical experience with Orca?
>> Critics?
>> Recommendations?
>
> Craig Latta has done some strong work integrating Squeak and Pharo with the browser using a bridge derived from Bert Freudenberg's SqueakJS. Craig's work allows one to use Pharo running on the standard Cog VM, client side, to render to the browser, receive events from the browser, and manipulate the DOM.
>
> You could contact him to find out if his work is relevant to you.  He isn't comfortable discussing it on the Pharo lists himself.
>
>> My goal is to use it for a real-life business application rather than the ST2JS, which would be the second alternative. All of my server software is written in Smalltalk anyway.
>>
>> Thank you in advance for any comment.
>>
>> Frank
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