[Newbies] Speed

Alex Schenkman alex at schenkman.info
Wed Nov 11 12:03:46 UTC 2009

I am not absolutely sure, but I think CUIS translates methods into native
code instead of bytecodes. Don't take my word for this, please.
Let someone else confirm it. It is something I heard some time ago.

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 11:38, John Worden <worden.john at gmail.com> wrote:

> Absolute beginner playing with smalltalk.  I have a simple program that
> opens a number of text files, plays with data closes files and gives a count
> of things in the files. (Its actually my Squeak version of the Cincom VW
> Tutorial).  I have run it on Squeak, Pharo and Cuis images. What suprised me
> was the difference in speeds.  I haven't done tried to time it (I should do
> that or at least work out how to) but Squeak and Pharo take about the same
> time whereas Cuis is significantly quicker. I know its a cut down image but
> the difference is remarkable.  Is this to be expected?
> John
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