[Newbies] Re: Beginners Digest, Vol 93, Issue 1: object instance browser

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Sat Jan 4 13:27:45 UTC 2014

On 03.01.2014, at 02:36, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 05:04:50PM -0800, David Holiday wrote:
>> Thank you everyone for your alacritous responses! 
>> I'm finding one of the challenges in learning Smalltalk is not the syntax of the code, nor the general paradigm by which the code is implemented, but understanding the tools well enough to make things happen. I'm an experienced programmer and I'm finding that I'm having to completely rethink the way I go about my work when diddling around with this language. That's not in and of itself a bad thing - just saying I'm thankful for this mailing list :-) 
> It does take a bit of getting used to, especially if you are an old
> goat like me. But it is worth the effort.
> Youthful and inexperienced people say that there is really not much
> effort involved in learning this stuff, but I'm not personally in a
> position to confirm or deny that claim.

Hah! You should hear students complain ;)

- Bert -

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