[Newbies] deploying Squeak applications

David Mitchell david.mitchell at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 14:04:55 UTC 2007

> Is there a way to
> create an image that runs a given method when double-clicked?
> You can add a class to the startup list:
> SystemDictionary>>#addToStartUpList: will do that. The
> class is
> required to understand the #startUp: message, which will be sent to it
> when the image is loaded and started. #startUp: accepts a Boolean
> telling it whether the image is resuming (newly started).
> Would you say this is the most common way to deploy a Smalltalk application
> to users, at least with Squeak?

I think most people just save the image before distribution. Since the
image is the application in its running state, that works. I think of
the above as being more for scripting.

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