[squeak-dev] Smalltalk Express ?

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Wed Jun 13 21:31:19 UTC 2018

> On 13-06-2018, at 2:02 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
> On 13 June 2018 at 12:42, tim Rowledge <tim at rowledge.org> wrote:
> Not seen this before; it caught my eye on G+ for reasons Eliot will immediately notice :-)
> Looks like a very basic implementation but interesting.
> https://store.smalltalk.express
> and plain 'smalltalk.express' gets an in-browser demo
> ​Weird. ​Most classes in the browser have no methods. "Array new: 5" does not work.
> This appears to be just a slow wrapper around JavaScript. 
> ​And by slow​ I mean 10,000 sends / sec according to benchFib. Which is 100x slower than SqueakJS.

The most interesting part is "why", followed by "why would people be paying $29 ?

tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
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