Object factory... Is that how it's called??

stéphane ducasse ducasse at iam.unibe.ch
Wed May 10 08:50:50 UTC 2006

On 8 mai 06, at 15:25, Cédrick Béler wrote:

> Michel Calonne a écrit :
>> Hello,
>> I'm quite new to smalltalk, and I'm developping on Squeak. As part  
>> of my studies I must create a serializer, wich translates an  
>> object to a xml file, and vice versa.
> you should have a look at SIXX which is a XML serializer for squeak  
> and you'll probably find ideas in it...
>> My question is, how should I do to create an instance of, for  
>> example, a 'toto' class (yes, it is a String, readen from the xml  
>> file)??
>> If anyone can help me, it would be great! Thanks by advance!
> otherwise maybe:
> (Smalltalk at: 'toto' asSymbol ifAbsent:[^nil]) to get the class  
> from a String
>> PS: Mr Ducasse, c'est ma question bonus ça!
> + one point ? :)

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