[Seaside] Smalltalk Intro Presentation
travisgriggs at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 23:11:00 UTC 2007
Oops, different accounts for different lists. I wrote this earlier
> I've been asked to give a "Smalltalk" presentation to our local
> Linux Users Group. I'm curious if anyone out there has ever done
> one of these? And if they have any ideas, hints, materials they're
> willing to share.
> I'm specifically avoiding Seaside particular this time, because
> they've asked us to come back next time and give that, but figured
> you Seasiders might still have good ideas for this in general.
> One approach I've toyed with taking is using the Design Principles
> behind Smalltalk <http://users.ipa.net/~dwighth/smalltalk/
> byte_aug81/design_principles_behind_smalltalk.html> paper as an
> outline, and using a live system at each point to try and
> illustrate each point. Some of the points are a bit abstract
> thoughk, so I'm not sure. I also intend to talk a little bit about
> "multi-paradigm" systems a touch. Plan on loading
> NumericCollections to do APL-ish stuff. And demonstrating something
> interesting with blocks.
"I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward." -
Henry David Thoreau
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