Good references covering Smalltalk-80
dway at mat.net
Wed Jan 6 20:30:06 UTC 1999
There's a recent ('97) book entitled "Smalltalk by Example" by Alec Sharp
which would presumably contain a lot of examples, although I haven't read
it myself. It's available at amazon.com, although you may want to flip
through it at a bookstore first.
Also, for a step-by-step tutorial with examples, it's hard to beat the
tutorial which came with Smalltalk/V (now Smalltalk Express, only
available for Windows). The concepts carry over to other Smalltalks quite
well. (Although it would be great if there were a tutorial this good
available for Squeak.) The tutorial is on the web at:
(Smalltalk Express is also available for free from objectshare.com.)
- Doug Way
dway at mat.net
dway at transom.com
On Wed, 6 Jan 1999, Brian wrote:
> Been there, done that. I want a more detailed overview of Smalltalk
> than what the links provide. The tutorials I've come across are simply
> too brief to allow me to do anything useful with Squeak...
> Tim Rowledge wrote:
> > On Wed 06 Jan, Brian wrote:
> > > Can anybody suggest a few good reference books on Smalltalk-80? I
> > > program in C++, so I'm familiar with OO concepts. Plus, I learn better
> > > by example, so would be greatly interested in references with lots of
> > > annotated examples.
> > Brian, start from http://squeak.cs.uiuc.edu/ and follow links from there.
> > There are lots and lots of explicatory sources for Squeak nad Smalltalk in
> > general.
> > tim
> > PS 'I program in C++, so I'm familiar with OO concepts.' - what a brave
> > claim :-) :-)
> > --
> > Useful random insult:- Moves his lips to pretend he's reading.
> > Tim Rowledge: rowledge at interval.com (w) +1 (650) 842-6110 (w)
> > tim at sumeru.stanford.edu (h) <http://sumeru.stanford.edu/tim>
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