Smalltalk: Requiem or Resurgence? {Dr. Dobb's Journal (05/06/06) Chan, Jeremy}

stéphane ducasse ducasse at
Thu May 11 12:43:33 UTC 2006

>>   Another little chance for Smalltalk (again ...) could be a  
>> reborn of
>> dynamically typed languages. I've heard a presentation about what
>> programming languages are missing today and in the future and one of
>> the major points was: meta programming facility. This does not mean
>> reflection as available in .NET or Java - but the powerful systems of
>> LISP and Smalltalk. Signals in this direction comes from some IBM
>> research laboratories and from the .net group from Microsoft.
> And from Sun, see "Constructing a metacircular Virtual machine in  
> an exploratory programming environment"
> -

Do not dream guys.
Sun just let David doing that but he is alone with two students.


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