[Pharo-users] Pharo family update

Martin Bähr mbaehr at email.archlab.tuwien.ac.at
Sat Oct 24 11:47:42 EDT 2015


Excerpts from Adam's message of 2015-10-23 23:58:48 +0200:
> I just updated drawing of projects around Pharo.
> 
> Main idea is to guide people (new users of Pharo) through fields of interests 
> - something they might be looking for. I choose these 10 fields devided into 
> some specific subjects. Somewhere it is too detailed, while elsewhere it is 
> too fuzzy - it is just showing image of Pharo I have in my mind.

this looks great!
i would order the topics so that related ones are next to each other, for
example it is a bit puzzling why http/zinc is not part of webdevelopment, but
if you order them so that you have 
development - web - server ... then zinc and web would be very close and
the exact category would not matter. it could even be in the middle.

same goes for monticello and metacello. aren't they closely related? why is one
in development, the other in working?

putting working next to development would solve that.

i think this order would place related topics close to each other:
working - development - web - server - connectors - data - model - import/export - output - graphics

closing the circle, graphics touches working which relates to the games and
multimedia subtopics too.

this is actually something i preferred from the first version. it was more
fuzzy and didn't make such absolute statements where something belongs that
people could argue about. (ok, maybe i am the only one arguing :-)

> I prepared textual version on github - but right now it is not coherent with 
> the drawing (I will correct this if needed).

maybe also put the svg on github so that people can fork and update it?

greetings, martin.

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