[Vm-dev] open SlangBrowser??

Lawson English lenglish5 at cox.net
Sat May 26 14:40:52 UTC 2012

On 5/26/12 7:00 AM, David T. Lewis wrote:
> On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 02:45:44AM -0300, Bernardo Ezequiel Contreras wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>    I'm following the instructions on this page
>> http://www.squeakvm.org/unix/devel.html ,
>>    I've loaded the package VMMaker and the SlangBrowser but i have no idea
>> how to open the SlangBrowser.
>>    any ideas?
> Hi Bernardo,
> SlangBrowser works only with Squeak and with trunk VMMaker.
> There is no separate browser to open, it just adds to the existing browser
> functionality.
> For a browser in Squeak, the square button on the right that says "source"
> is used to select various display options, such "source", "documentation",
> or "byteCodes". When SlangBrowser is loaded, you get additional options for
> "translate to C" and "translate inlined C". This allows you to browse the
> Smalltalk VM source, and view the C version of each method at any time
> exactly as it will appear in the generated sources.
As someone who is struggling to learn how to create custom asembler code 
using NativeBoost, the ability to compile short C routines directly in 
Squeak would be amazing.

Squeak from the very start (introduction to Squeak and Pharo Smalltalk for the (almost) complete and compleate beginner).

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