[Pharo-users] Promoting Pharo

Benoit St-Jean bstjean at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 6 06:20:21 EST 2020


I don't mind doing 1, 2 and 3 but you'd probably complain that if I do 2 
and 3, you'll find my interview "too smalltalkish"  for your own 
taste...  ;) Unless you want to provide me with your official text that 
I'll just read?

On 2020-02-06 06:12, Norbert Hartl wrote:
> Are the numbers the order in which you will do it?
>
> Norbert
>
>> Am 06.02.2020 um 11:37 schrieb Benoit St-Jean via Pharo-users 
>> <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org <mailto:pharo-users at lists.pharo.org>>:
>>
>>
>> *Von: *Benoit St-Jean <bstjean at yahoo.com <mailto:bstjean at yahoo.com>>
>> *Betreff: **Promoting Pharo*
>> *Datum: *6. Februar 2020 um 11:37:00 MEZ
>> *An: *Any question about pharo is welcome 
>> <pharo-users at lists.pharo.org <mailto:pharo-users at lists.pharo.org>>
>>
>>
>> Some rough & simple ideas...
>>
>> 1) Make Pharo visible on Rosetta.org <http://Rosetta.org>
>>
>> There is currently 1006 tasks (mini projects) implemented in 764 
>> programming languages. Pharo is nowhere to be seen there, besides the 
>> programming language entry on the wiki for Pharo still points to 
>> pharo-project.org <http://pharo-project.org>. This project has the 
>> advantage of exposing programming languages with small tasks/problems 
>> any newbie can work on.  You always have the option to compare how 
>> it's done in your favorite language with the one you're trying to 
>> learn. Rosetta.org <http://Rosetta.org> is often a useful and popular 
>> source for people wanting to learn a new programming language by 
>> starting with some simple problems.
>>
>> http://rosettacode.org/wiki/Rosetta_Code
>>
>> 2) Hacker Public Radio (aka HPR)
>>
>> This podcast has a big audience and lots of loyal followers. Anyone 
>> can create a podcast and upload it there for broadcast. Normally, 99% 
>> the podcasts are related to computer science, programming and 
>> technology.  It is a well-known and respected podcast as they have 
>> already created over 3000 podcasts already (it's a daily podcast)! 
>> They are very flexible on what you can talk about and pretty lax on 
>> the format : as long as you talk about something you love and that 
>> could interested other, it's fine with them!
>>
>> http://hackerpublicradio.org/
>>
>> 3) FLOSS Weekly
>>
>> Another well-known podcast with lots of listeners! They've already 
>> covered Squeak and Seaside (long ago) but they haven't talked about 
>> Pharo yet.  Randall (Schwartz) is always looking for new guests and 
>> new subjects so I'm pretty sure having a podcast about Pharo would be 
>> easy and quick!
>>
>> https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly
>>
>> 4) CLBG
>>
>> The Computer Language Benchmark Game is another good place to get 
>> exposure. BUT I suggest we wait a bit before publishing code there 
>> as, obviously, we won't get good numbers as compared to other 
>> languages...  Let's wait for Pablo to finish his threading stuff in 
>> the VM first...  ;)
>>
>> https://benchmarksgame-team.pages.debian.net/benchmarksgame/index.html
>>
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