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

Klaus D. Witzel klaus.witzel at
Sun May 14 07:41:47 UTC 2006

Hi Jason,

on Sun, 14 May 2006 02:33:45 +0200, you <jacaetevha at> wrote:

> One issue I continue to face in trying to get Squeak to be a viable
> solution at my workplace is that Squeak does not integrate with the
> common idioms of the day very well.
> For instance, Squeak doesn't support SSL and HTTPS.  These are very
> common protocols that just about every other major language supports.
> I don't know enough about these technologies to be able to code it
> myself, but surely there are people in the community who can.

Here's how others have done it without additional coding


I think that most sites are running their Squeak headless Web apps on the  
back-end of a front-end http server.

> My
> biggest project at work is an integration with via SOAP
> which is currently impossible in Squeak because of the lack of HTTPS
> connections.

Happy squeaking ;-) and let us know how it worked.


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