[Newbies] Magma and Tweak

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Apr 10 14:03:53 UTC 2008

On 10.04.2008, at 06:54, Dr Keith A. Morneau wrote:
> I am writing simple educational applications for a customer that  
> requires a good user interface with a database. So, I did some  
> initial research and said, wow, Magma looks like a good choice and  
> Tweak also looked like a good choice (I was also thinking about just  
> using Morphic). I have been playing around with Croquet and Cobalt a  
> bit also.
> I am on a Mac so I loaded the current Squeak image and installed  
> Magma. Now, when I try to use Monticello to install tweak from http://hedgehog.software.umn.edu:8888/Tweak 
> . I get an error that I attached. I am trying to use the install.mcm  
> file. I did go back to use an older version of Monticello and got it  
> to load to a certain point before it started syntax erroring on  
> CObject and other classes. I did update the package to the most  
> current and still gives me this error. I hope this helps.

The version of Monticello and MonticelloConfigurations from the  
Hedgehog repository should work.

I'd try to start with the HomeBase image, it documents how to install  
Tweak. Then load Magma.

Tweak will not load into a "current" Squeak image, it has not been  
ported from 3.8, yet.

- Bert -

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