[Newbies] Teaching Smalltalk

Samuel Williams space.ship.traveller at gmail.com
Mon May 3 13:41:44 UTC 2010

Dear Hannes,

Thanks for providing this really good link.

Kind regards,

On 4/05/2010, at 1:00 AM, Hannes Hirzel wrote:

> Hello Samuel
> I would include the link
> http://www.world.st/
> The World of Smalltalk
> Recently created web site, gives a good overview and has entry points
> to further information.
> This includes links to videos.
> --Hannes
> On 5/3/10, Samuel Williams <space.ship.traveller at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Friends,
>> I'm looking for some help from the Smalltalk community. I hope this is the
>> right place to ask for information.
>> I'm putting together a website aimed at high school students and teachers,
>> and would like to make sure the following page is as good as possible:
>> 	http://programming.dojo.net.nz/languages/smalltalk/index
>> In particular, "Why would I learn this language?" section needs to have a
>> few paragraphs. I don't use Smalltalk so I hoped that you could provide the
>> main reasons why Smalltalk is a language someone would want to learn about.
>> It would also be great if someone could rewrite the Smalltalk source code
>> example so that it is as close as possible to the C implementation:
>> 	http://programming.dojo.net.nz/languages/c/index
>> I understand that Smalltalk is very different from C, and uses different
>> paradigms, so it doesn't have to be identical, however it would be great if
>> it worked in generally the same way. It would be great if you could include
>> comments explaining how it works and what is happening (like the C example).
>> Any other suggestions or ideas for the Smalltalk page would be fantastic,
>> and any suggestions to other pages in general is also very helpful.
>> 	http://programming.dojo.net.nz/
>> Kind regards,
>> Samuel
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