[Seaside] Re: Protogrowl
squeakman at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 18:16:32 UTC 2007
C. David Shaffer wrote:
>>> Thanks for the pointer.
>>> Could anyone clear up some confusion on my part - I am trying to figure
>>> out how one finds things. I used SqueakMap Package Loader and looked
>>> around but could not find anything about protoGrowl.
> SqueakMap is a good guess but, as you've seen, some packages aren't
> available there (or the version on SqueakMap is old and you might want a
> newer one). Package universes are another source but I seldom use
> them. The next source to open a web browser on www.squeaksource.com,
> click on the "Projects" link and enter a search term. If I do this with
> the term "protogrowl" then squeaksource lists the SeaChart package. If
> I click on that package I see a very long web page where, down at the
> bottom is a section with the heading "Registration" and the text:
> location: 'http://www.squeaksource.com/seachart'
> user: ''
> password: ''
> (I'll refer to this text as the "repository spec") Copy that text to
> your clipboard, go to the Monticello Browser in Squeak and click
> "+Repository", select HTTP from the menu and paste the repository spec
> into the dialog and click accept. The SeaChart repository is now
> available in the monticello browser. Select it in the right-hand pane
> (if it isn't already selected) and click the "Open" button. Now you're
> browsing the SqueakSource repository for SeaChart...there may be many
> packages there. One of them will be ProtoGrowl. Keep in mind that most
> developers use SqueakSource for unstable releases so you might want to
> read the package comment before you load it. Once you've found a
> version you like, click "Load". ;-)
This helps a lot. Many thanks to both Philippe and David; I feel that I
am now on my way. I can't help but think this will also aid other newbies.
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