[Newbies] Question on where the new method is define
stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Wed Nov 15 06:20:37 UTC 2006
On 15 nov. 06, at 01:37, Mitt Cooper wrote:
> I'm very new to smalltalk and squeak. I'm having trouble
> understanding where/how is the "new" method is defined.
> I was messing around with morphs; I tried CurveMorph new.
CurveMorph new openInWorld
> Nothing happened so I started walking back through the parents of
> CurveMorph looking for the method "new". I got all the way to the
> top (ProtoObject) and to my bewilderment... no "new". I used the
> method finder and found the "new" method in the Behavoir class.
> How are these related? It seems like something with a class being
> a real object and descending from behavior, but I can't seem to
> wrap my mind around that. Any help and insights would be appreciated.
Have a look at:
in understanding metaclasses
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