[Newbies] Resources with Monticello

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Sat Nov 22 21:13:50 UTC 2008

Hi Matthias,

Matthias Korn wrote:

> how does one work with resources (e.g. image files (GIFs, ...)) used
> in the application when working with Monticello and in general?
> Right now I have them on my hard drive and they are read live into
> Squeak when they are needed. Of course, others don't have the
> files at hand when working in a distributed fashion.
> What are the best practices in regard of distribution/packaging as well
> as performance?

Due to lack of decent resource management in all Smalltalks we usually 
put such resources directly into methods, usually as literal array. In 
Aida/Web we have so called method resources and method images, in 
Seaside there is a FileLibrary.

Best regards

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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