[Seaside] Smalltalk Intro Presentation

Travis Griggs 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.

Travis Griggs
"I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward." -  
Henry David Thoreau

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