New to Squeak
Lic. Edgar J. De Cleene
edgardec2001 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue Jan 6 01:00:19 UTC 2004
On 05/01/04 15:54, "Adrian Cooper - Weft Hand" <adrian at wefthand.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I hope this is the right place for my questions? I apologise in advance if
> it is not. I am new to programming, I have dabbled with php server side
> scripting and Liberty Basic. Next month I am due to start a 9 month course
> with the Open University, "M206 - Computing: An Object Oriented Approach"
> The language we will be using is Smalltalk. I am just about getting my head
> around the whole OOP concept, but still have a way to go.
> I downloaded Squeak a couple of weeks ago (ver 3.6) and I am utterly
> fascinated by it but also find the interface and the myriad of tools a bit
> daunting. I have been playing with it, but seem to be getting nowhere very
> fast. My questions are:
> Are there any good tutorials on the web about Squeak 3.6, assuming that the
> user has little or no programming experience?
> Are there any good books about Squeak that could be recommended?
> Are there any mailing lists or forums specifically for Squeak novices?
> Are the attachments from the list updates? If so, how do I use them? Do
> they pertain to ver 3.6.
> I have used Google, but Getting hold of specific Squeak information is a bit
> hit and miss. I really would like to learn a lot more about Squeak, any
> help would be appreciated.
> Kind regards
> Adrian Cooper
You get now excellent advices on books and Internet material, and sure this
list are the most helpful with all .
http://coweb.cc.gatech.edu/cs2340/ is a place where you could find material
about Mark Guzdial courses.
And his books still are the only Squeak specific (until some list member
I have a Spanish group in http://ar.groups.yahoo.com/group/squeakRos/ and
tutorials in http://ar.geocities.com/edgardec2001/Welcome.html
Most material is in Spanish , but some members can understand English (not
as bad as me).
Most members are not qualified long time programmers , only students like
I said start little and grow, plan some simple game and do it in Squeak.
And what you get in trouble, email again.
Because you open the Pandora box, enjoy hope.
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