[squeak-dev] Looking for Squeak-80

Nicolai Hess nicolaihess at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 11:00:06 UTC 2012

There are older version of squeak at
The oldest versions are looking more like
smalltalk-80 than today squeak versions.


2012/7/6 Blake McBride <blake at mcbride.name>:
> Greetings,
> I have been following Squeak for years but have been intimidated by its
> complexity (projects, worlds, morphic, etc.).  I'd love to see a scaled down
> Squeak that simply attempts to provide Smalltalk-80 as originally defined in
> the original books.  It doesn't have to be utterly exact but much simpler
> than what is provided in full-blown squeak.  I was just wondering if there
> is any stripped down version like this.  (Not just stripped down but very
> similar to the original smalltalk-80)
> On another note, in the past I spent a small amount of time trying to figure
> out how to write a business application (data entry dialogs, etc.) with
> squeak.  I purchased the available squeak books but had no luck.  They all
> show how to do a bunch of fancy graphic maneuvers but none showed how to
> create a dialog with controls.  (Granted, I didn't spend too much time with
> it.)  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.
> Thanks.
> Blake McBride

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