Not the answer you wanted Re: [squeak-dev] Looking for Squeak-80
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Fri Jul 6 10:42:48 UTC 2012
Blake McBride wrote:
> Having a number of business-like examples like modeless and modal
> dialogs, controls, grids, etc. would be really great. This way people could
> easily start using Squeak at work. A book, "Business applications with
> Squeak" is needed.
I am sure you are right. However it seems the pointy-haired bosses
(like me) seem to want to give users web applications for this
purpose(*), which suggests to me that the publishing community might
not follow your suggestion.
Have you looked for out-of-print books on the other Smalltalk-80 /
ANSI Smalltalk dialects?
p.s. * For business apps for the web, see the documentation for your
choice of a combination of AIDA/Web, Seaside,
jQuery/MooTools/Prototype ... (The proliferation of books on
and publishers, novelty is more important than usefulness or
originality, though V8, SpiderMonkey, WebKit and IE9 have their role
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