[Newbies] New to SmallTalk and Squeak
bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri Mar 28 16:33:14 UTC 2008
On 28.03.2008, at 17:28, Nathan Lane wrote:
> There was one I forgot to mention, which claims to use a similar
> production paradigm to SmallTalk - that is Ruby. I've been
> programming in Ruby for over a year now, which I know isn't the
> same, already, but it too is completely Object Oriented and Object
The object semantics are indeed similar. However, in Squeak you're
interacting with live objects directly, rather than having them
recreated from dead code all the time. That's a huge difference once
you make the mind shift.
And, btw, it's "Smalltalk" with a lowercase t.
- Bert -
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