[Newbies] Any Beginner Introduction on Squeak Usage

Steve Thomas sthomas1 at gosargon.com
Sat Feb 12 04:30:31 UTC 2011

In the Squeak By Example Book they reference a BlobMorph (which seems to
have been removed from the latest version (4.2)
Is there an HTML version of the book where I can add comments as I go for
suggested changes?


On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:32 AM, K. K. Subramaniam <kksubbu.ml at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Friday 11 Feb 2011 8:20:03 am ericgao wrote:
> > Have used Squeak for some days, but it seems I still don't have very
> clear
> > idea on how to use Squeak for develop, only know to open class browser to
> > type in code and run in workspace and debug step by step, any
> introduction
> > on other function of Squeak? and any API reference for Squeak development
> > environment?
> For programming tools like Workspace
>   http://www.squeakbyexample.org
> For simple examples - Terse Guide to Squeak at
>   http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/5699
> For Morphic GUI  - John Maloney's
> http://stephane.ducasse.free.fr/FreeBooks/CollectiveNBlueBook/morphic.final.pdf
> Search past archives of beginner's list for other recommendations.
> > How could a create a fresh image for Squeak developement?
> Open an existing image, bring up the world menu and do a "save as" under a
> new
> name.
> > And after clicking on create a new project, squeak go to a grey place,
> how
> > could I get back? Only i could do is closing the Squeak....
> The grey sheet is your "world". When you start Squeak for the first time,
> you
> are shown a blank project. You add code (changeset) to the world by
> programming using Workspace or Class Browser. Usually the first step is to
> give
> a name to the project.
>     Project current renameTo: 'Parrot'
> When a new project is created, the parent project carries a thumbnail
> picture
> of the new project. If you jump back to the parent from the Projects menu,
> you
> can see this thumbnail. Click on this to re-enter it or press middle button
> to
> get a menu to remove ("expunge") just the thumbnail or thumbnail along with
> its attached project object.
> You can create many projects and carry them in Squeak image itself. or you
> can
> export ("save" or "publish") it to a file or remote server and import
> ("load")
> it later.
> Watch out for beginner's trap - The parent only contains a reference to the
> new project object but not the whole project object. Saving the parent does
> not save the new project.
> HTH .. Subbu
> _______________________________________________
> Beginners mailing list
> Beginners at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/beginners
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/beginners/attachments/20110211/43de7efe/attachment.htm

More information about the Beginners mailing list