St/JVM Question and Answers
jsj at ksc.com
Thu Apr 7 16:40:09 UTC 2005
We thank you for your comments and questions and look forward to hearing
more from you.
More answer to questions emailed about Smalltalk/JVM.
Q: Do you have #allInstances and #become: for Smalltalk (and Java) objects?
Q: Is it possible to add a method to a class while running in St/JVM ?
A: Depends on the environment and JVM (hot replace)
Q: Is it possible to attach methods to an object? (refinement of behavior in
A. Depends on the environment and JVM implementation
Q: where can I find more detailed information on St/JVM? (deep technical
information for Smalltalkers or download)
A. None yet
Q. Is Smalltalk JVM going to be open source at some point?
A. We are working on the details
Q. How do you embed the interpreter in another Java application?
A. It produces Java class files, it is not an interpreter
Q. Are there Java (or .net) APIs available for programmatically managing The
runtime? For example, would it be possible to manipulate the runtime such
that for those aggressive enough to be able to develop an eclipse plugin for
this VM? This means being able to look at the classes in the image, send
messages to the transcript instance etc..
A. It is Smalltalk and Java if you want to write a plug-in it would have
everything you would need
Q. Has anyone attempted to port the Seaside web framework
(http://seaside.st/) to run on your Smalltalk/JVM? I think Smalltalk in the
J2EE stack could be a sweetspot for this product.
A. There are no known issues with porting that to St/JVM
Knowledge Systems Corporation
Smalltalk Industry Council
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