[Pharo-users] An Idea for a minimal self documented begineer friendly pharo image

Ben Coman btc at openinworld.com
Tue May 24 08:57:56 EDT 2016


On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 7:01 PM, Dimitris Chloupis
<kilon.alios at gmail.com> wrote:
> So I was reading the complains from Sven and got Inspiration from Torsten
> Pharo image and CUIs and made me wonder what if we had an image which has
> the least amount of libraries and every library inside it is full commented
> in class, package and method and even has tutorial using inside help tool.
>
> So I think I will give this project a try. I know there is a plan to make
> pharo image more modular, but modularity does not equal minimalism ,
> simplicity and ease of use.
>
> I think I will follow the CUIs example and do the development via Github.
>
> But I am open to ideas and suggestions.
>
> My intention is to remove the excess fat, to make Pharo prettier (improve
> theme support and make available several themes ) and to have everything
> commented and self documented.
>
> Obviously this will be a long term project and in no way a walk in the park
> but I was looking for a nice project to name "Ephestos" :D seem as good as
> any

Did this project not pane out?...
    https://pharoweekly.wordpress.com/2014/07/16/ephestos-using-and-coding-blender-from-inside-pharo/

Seems you're quite attached to that name :)
but is there a minor chance of confusion?

cheers -ben




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