Smalltalk and Java
bergel at iam.unibe.ch
Tue Nov 13 08:00:33 UTC 2007
> Do you have a sample how to implement/satisfy a java interface
> on the smalltalk side? Can you tell us a little bit more about
> "cross" exception handling. I know performance is currently not
> high priority but did you run some benchmarks?
Exception are currently not supported in Athena.
I haven't done any benchmarks, but I do not expect them to be very
appealing frankly speaking :-)
I plan to work on translating Smalltalk bytecode into Java's. This
should speed all the things up.
What do you mean with "how to implement/satisfy a java interface on
the smalltalk side" ?
You can interact with any classes in Athena. No need to implement
something on the Java side. It uses the plain Java reflection API.
An example: "System getJavaClass: 'java.lang.System') invokeStatic:
Alexandre Bergel http://www.bergel.eu
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