[Pharo-dev] feenk log

Stephane Ducasse stepharo.self at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 12:38:54 EDT 2017

Doru using comma for creating vectors is not really because it will
just make the life of type inferencers more difficult.

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 5:53 PM, Tudor Girba <tudor at tudorgirba.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Our team is working on a couple of projects that are relevant for the core of Pharo, namely GT and Bloc/Brick. At ESUG we were asked by several people, and Stef in particular, to make the progress on these projects more transparent. To this end, we will start two streams of signals:
> - fine grained info bits on out Twitter account (several times a week): https://twitter.com/feenkcom
> - a less often but regular (probably every 2 weeks) activity log message sent to this mailing list
> Please let us know if you see an issue with this.
> In the meantime, let’s start.
> Bloc:
> - Over the past couple of weeks Alex worked on transformations and measurements in the core system. It turns out that there was room for quite a number of performance optimizations and for making the system more debuggable.
> - At the low level, this involved adding matrix and vector support.
> https://twitter.com/feenkcom/status/923123870537863168
> https://twitter.com/feenkcom/status/916300180848349185
> - At a higher level, it implies keeping track of measurements
> https://twitter.com/AliakseiSyrel/status/915203525931622400
> - And of transformations:
> https://twitter.com/feenkcom/status/919603739656417281
> https://twitter.com/feenkcom/status/917116164484096001
> - The BlScalableElement is now working properly
> GT Examples:
> - The current repository with unary-based examples is at: https://github.com/feenkcom/gtoolkit-examples
> - We now have a runner in the inspector that allows us to both see the source code and run and play with the resulting object:
> https://twitter.com/feenkcom/status/923210686204989442
> - Andrei made the “after” behavior to work with unary examples.
> Cheers,
> The feenk team
> --
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