[Newbies] New to SmallTalk and Squeak
dz0004455 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 20:47:31 UTC 2008
Welcome, I am 14, and I just started with Smalltalk and Squeak, and I
personally feel that it is easier to use and understand, once you get a
basic understanding of how everything works. I have only really written
software in Java, and I have played around with C++ a bit, but Smalltalk is
my favorite language at the moment, and probably will be for quite some
On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 11:35 AM, Nathan Lane <nathamberlane at gmail.com>
> Cool, thanks for the correction. I realized right away it was different.
> Thanks for explaining.
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 10:33 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
> > 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
> > > Based.
> > 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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