After using VisualWorks
for over a month I am impressed by the great improvement VisualWorks has made and all previous bugs now have gone. It s the best IDE I ve ever seen for native language programming. Thanks a lot.

Jim G.

Smalltalk Digest: July Edition

Smalltalk DigestSoftware Development: a Cost-Conscious Way to Outsmart the Competition
Smalltalk is a robust application development environment and a powerful solution that can offer a unique competitive advantage to your organization. Want to learn how your organization can benefit from Smalltalk?

  • Watch this program now.

An Invitation to Share Your Software
You are invited to submit your nice Smalltalk-based software to the 7th ESUG Innovation Technology Awards. The top three teams with the most innovative software will receive, respectively, 500 Euros, 300 Euros and 200 Euros during an awards ceremony at the 18th International Smalltalk Joint Conference 2010 in Barcelona, Spain (September 13-17). No constraints are put on the software except that it should be Smalltalk-based or Smalltalk-related, and all flavors of Smalltalk are accepted.

ESUG Early Bird Deadline Is Fast Approaching!
ESUG 2010 will be held in Barcelona, Spain on September 11-16, 2010, and the deadline for registration at early bird fees is fast approaching. So, hurry up and register on ESUG’s new seaside-based server. This server comes with new features. You can now do a group registration and make a single payment. Also, they have reduced tickets (typically for Golden and Platinum sponsors).

The ESUG 2010 conference program is about to be ready, and it is as promising as it was for the previous editions of the conference.

Smalltalks 2010 Date Set/Call For Papers
Smalltalks 2010, the 4th Argentinian Smalltalk Conference, will be held at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN), Concepción del Uruguay (Entre Rios, Argentina) on November 11-13, 2010.

  • Click here for more details.

Cincom Smalltalk Community Blogs
There are many blogs run by the Cincom Smalltalk Group now.

  • Check them out by clicking here.

Smalltalk News Roundup
There’s been quite a bit of Smalltalk news lately.

  • Click here to read all about it.

Take the Latest Cincom Smalltalk Survey!
A regular feature of the Cincom Smalltalk Digest, the Cincom Smalltalk Surveys are an excellent opportunity for you, the Cincom Smalltalk users, to let us know what you think. We really do want to know your opinions, comments, and suggestions. Your valuable input could result in future product improvements and enhancements.

  • To participate in the current survey, click here.

Have You Visited “Smalltalk Daily?”
If you haven’t visited the “Smalltalk Daily” page of the Cincom Smalltalk website, perhaps you should. Smalltalk Daily is a regular screencast done by Cincom Smalltalk Product Evangelist, James Robertson. The screencasts that are listed according to topic, are sure to be informative and helpful to all Smalltalkers.

  • Click here to view the page.

Cincom’s Smalltalk Podcasts
As a regular feature on the Cincom Smalltalk website, we have several podcasts covering a variety of topics.

  • Click here to view the Podcast page, and subscribe to this feed to receive podcast notification in your favorite PodCatching Software (such as iTunes).
  • Now, in addition to posting the recordings, we are now streaming our podcasts live. Click here.
  • Like the Podcast? Head on over to Podcast Alley and vote for the podcast!

Cincom Smalltalk Walkthroughs/Tutorials
We invite you to visit a collection of Cincom Smalltalk walkthrough/tutorial posts.

  • Click here.

ESUG Information Now on Twitter
Are you looking for information on the European Smalltalk User Group (ESUG)? Now you can find all ESUG-related news on Twitter.

  • Click here.

Cincom WebVelocity on Amazon
WebVelocity developer, Jerry Kott, has put together a demonstration of the product running on Amazon services.

  • Click here for the video.

Cincom and Apple Host Event in Japan
Cincom and Apple recently hosted an event in Japan.

  • Click here for the Newswire article (in Japanese).

Interested in ObjectStudio 8.2.1?
The Cincom Smalltalk engineering team has just about wrapped up the 8.2.1 release of ObjectStudio.

  • Click here for information on the new release.

Bootable Smalltalk
Michael van der Gulik has an interesting Smalltalk project involving a tiny Linux system.

  • Click here to read all about it.

Michael Lucas-Smith Demonstrates WebVelocity 1.1
Cincom Smalltalk’s Michael Lucas-Smith is happy to present a demonstration and sneak peak of WebVelocity 1.1.

  • Click here.

Squeakfest 2010 – July 26-28, 2010
The University of North Carolina Wilmington will be the host for Squeakfest 2010 on July 26-28.

ESUG 2010 – September 11-16, 2010

ESUG 2010 will be held in Barcelona, Spain on September 11-16, 2010.

International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies (IWST) 2010 – September 11-17, 2010
The International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies (IWST) 2010, which is co-located with the European Smalltalk User Group Conference (ESUG), will be held in Barcelona, Spain on September 11-17, 2010.

  • Click here for information on submitting workshop papers.

Smalltalks 2010 – 4th Argentinian Smalltalk Conference – November 11-13, 2010
Smalltalks 2010, the 4th Argentinian Smalltalk Conference, will be held at the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN), Concepción del Uruguay (Entre Rios, Argentina) on November 11-13, 2010.

  • Click here for more details.

Update on Smalltalk Events
Click here for an update on Smalltalk-related events you may want to attend