Smalltalk Digest: October Edition
Cincom Smalltalk Announcements
- Cincom Smalltalk Summer 2010 Release
- Smalltalk Solutions 2011 Call for Prosposals and Venue Information
- Code for “Object-Oriented Implementation of Numerical Methods” Released under the MIT License
- Cincom’s Smalltalk Community Blogs
- Smalltalk News Roundup
- Don’t Miss Our New “Solutions” Section!
Cincom General Announcements
- Ninety-Eight Percent of Cincom Customers Report Good, Very Good or Excellent Service
- MDA Recognizes Cincom Treasurer as National MDA Lock-Up All-Star
Helpful Technical Information
- X’s and O’s with Smalltalk Support
- Arden Thomas’ ESUG Presentation on the Cincom Smalltalk Roadmap
- Bach in Time (How Cincom® VisualWorks® Was Used to Find Bach’s House)
- Wolf Pack Programming?
- The Heart of the (e)Lion
- Cloud Computing
- Cincom® ObjectStudio® — Hydra Plus More Articles on Polycephaly
- Smalltalks 2010 – 4th Argentinian Smalltalk Conference — November 11-13, 2010
- Smalltalk Solutions 2011 — March 13-26, 2011
- Update on Smalltalk Events
Cincom Smalltalk Summer 2010 Release
The latest releases of the Cincom Smalltalk suite are out: Cincom® ObjectStudio® 8.2.1, Cincom® VisualWorks® 7.7.1, and Cincom WebVelocity® 1.1. There’s a fair amount of new stuff, even though this is a point release. Click here for more information.
Smalltalk Solutions is back! The conference will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 13–16, 2011, and conference organizers are looking for proposals from those who are interested in making presentations at the conference. Click here for more information on submitting a proposal, and click here for venue information.
The code for a new addition to the Morgan Kaufmann Series in Software Engineering and Programming has been released under the MIT License. Object-Oriented Implementation of Numerical Methods: An Introduction with Java and Smalltalk is available via Amazon.com.
There are many blogs run by the Cincom Smalltalk Group now. Check them out by clicking here.
There’s been quite a bit of Smalltalk news lately. Click here to read all about it.
The Cincom Smalltalk website now has a new “Solutions” section that features information on Windows-Centric Solutions, Cross-Platform Solutions and Web Application Solutions. Click here to check it out.
Cincom recently announced the quarterly results of its customer-service survey conducted from May 2010 through August 2010. Over 350 surveys were sent only to customers who had actually used Cincom support services. Click here to find out the results.
Cincom Treasurer Jerry Shawhan was recently named a National MDA Lock-Up All-Star by Muscular Dystrophy Association president and CEO Gerald C. Weinberg. Click here for more information.
In this article, you’ll learn a little bit about how Cincom Smalltalk Technical Support is a key place to start receiving coaching on how to move forward from an old release to the latest Cincom Smalltalk release. Click here for this interesting article.
Here’s a video from ESUG 2010, which was held in Barcelona, Spain, the week of September 13, 2010. In this presentation, Cincom’s Arden Thomas talks about the product roadmap going forward. Click here for the video.
Who ever thought that Cincom VisualWorks could help locate the house in which famed composer Johann Sebastian Bach once lived? Click here to find out how VisualWorks made it possible.
What if a team of developers, working singly and in pairs, could work against the same continuously updated, live codebase at the same time? Now they can, using Cincom WebVelocity and what we call “Wolf Pack Programming™.” Click here.
Imagine the logistics of organizing the large and diverse group of students, faculty and staff that you’ll find at Penn State University. Well, that’s where Cincom Smalltalk comes in. Click here for the story.
Browse through any IT website and you’ll see that cloud computing is a hot topic these days. This article explains what Cloud Computing is, why you should care about it, its benefits and additional Cloud Computing resources. Click here.
Here we feature three separate articles. In the first article, we learn about Cincom ObjectStudio (Hydra). The second article talks about Objectstudio Polycephaly and the third article talks about VisualWorks Polycephaly.
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.
Smalltalk Solutions 2011 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 13–16, 2011. Click here for conference details.
Click here for an update on Smalltalk-related events you may want to attend.