[Seaside] Re: CNR Warehouse > Home & Education > Teaching Tools
ssastre at seaswork.com.ar
Sun May 21 21:42:51 UTC 2006
I agree, beside of that, working to clarify teachers will has a
multiplicative factor (wholesale of the idea). Teachers are opinion
creators. I think that is the way.
> In addition to promoting it as a educational tool, another
> way of promoting squeak would be to offer it under the guise
> of a website creation tool. Provide a squeak image at
> Linspire that includes seaside and a default basic website:
> thus promoting squeak through the usage of seaside. Perhaps
> the image consists of tutorials on seaside basics and has an
> already-made website (or wiki) that can be easily changed for
> beginners. Might be popular with teachers as a starting point
> for teaching OOP at the high school and beginning college level.
> If there were one or two dedicated and outlandish
> personalities that had the talent of promoting seaside to an
> audience (think Steve Jobs for apple or McNealy for Java), I
> can see conferences popping up promoting the ins and outs of
> website development using seaside. The conference(s) could
> focus on creating services for the Internet, not necessarily
> focus on smalltalk programming. Of course, the sessions would
> be about smalltalk, but the end goal would be how to create
> Internet services -- Internet service developers really want
> an edge on their competition, seaside provides a new fresh approach.
> Seaside has had nothing but praise from what I've seen. Why
> not use this energy for it's own promotion? What would come
> along for the ride is the acceptance of smalltalk as a viable
> development and production tool.
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