[Newbies] Re: new and initialize
btc at openinworld.com
Tue May 10 23:05:05 UTC 2016
On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 3:37 AM, Joseph Alotta <joseph.alotta at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On May 10, 2016, at 12:45 PM, Ron Teitelbaum [via Smalltalk] <[hidden
>> email]> wrote:
>> Hi Joe,
>> Excellent question. Try this.
>> Object new.
>> Highlight it and do debug it. Click "Into" to go into the #new method.
>> Notice the implementation of #new.
>> You should be able to see there that #initialize is called automatically.
>> Also for extra points notice what class new is implemented on.
>> What method should you call to skip initialize?
> More questions:
> why isn’t my initialize method not running or running
> without setting variables?
Is your initialize method on the class-side or the instance-side ?
At the very very start of using Squeak this would catch me up. It
soon became instinctive to notice which side I was working on.
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