Editing class method sources in single place

Jason Johnson jason.johnson.081 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 17:49:25 UTC 2008

On Jan 31, 2008 6:38 PM, Friedrich Dominicus
<frido at q-software-solutions.de> wrote:
> "Jason Johnson" <jason.johnson.081 at gmail.com> writes:
> Well searching through it to find some stuff is not that fast, I have
> not idea on how to limit it to just the class I'm working in e.g.

What I mean was, "compared to IDE's of other languages".  That is, I
can open 10 browsers on one project I'm working on and it's no
problem.  10 Eclipse, IntelliJ, Visual Studio or what ever is

> And how do you do that, you use the mouse and go forth and back and
> how to you find your browsers?

I do.  No point in moving faster then I can think.  But seriously,
there are hot keys to switch between browsers and I naturally place
them some order that makes sense to me.

> In any other langauge I can write
> function a
> ...
> function b
> ....
> But I can not in Squeak I have to accept generate a new template an
> possible put the stuff in categories from which I never know which
> methods belong to which category (a bit too pointed) etc.

You should get the book "Smalltalk best practice patterns".  It
explains which categories methods should go in.  Now I just have to go
back and recategorize everything I did wrong before I got that book.

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