With such a high productivity
factor that Smalltalk gives us, reaction times to market changes have enabled us to beat most of our competitors.

Dr. Colin Lewis, Vice-President, JPMorgan

Smalltalk Digest: February Edition

Smalltalk DigestCincom Smalltalk Announcements

Cincom General Announcements

Helpful Technical Information

Upcoming Events


Information on Smalltalk Solutions 2011

Smalltalk Solutions 2011 will be held on March 13-16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Smalltalk Solutions has a reputation for being one of the most exciting and informative Smalltalk conferences. Click here for the conference agenda, click here to find out about the Cincom representatives who will be speaking there, and click here for information on Keynote Speaker, Avi Bryant.

Camp Smalltalk at Smalltalk Solutions 2011

The Smalltalk Industry Council has announced that Camp Smalltalk will take place on March 12 and 13 immediately prior to Smalltalk Solutions 2011. Click here for more information.

Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Cincom ObjectStudio 8.3

Get ready to roll out the red carpet. Cincom ObjectStudio 8.3 is almost here! We’ve done a lot of work for this release that we’re very proud of, and look forward to getting it out to you. Click here to find out what you can expect with this new release.

A Spotlight on Cincom Smalltalk Partner, JOOPS for Information Technology

The Cincom Smalltalk team is proud to spotlight its partner, JOOPS for Information Technology. Click here for a brief synopsis on JOOPS and how they’re using Cincom Smalltalk with their OfficeTalk product, and click here for a complete overview on JOOPS and its OfficeTalk and SmallCOM/X products.

Arden Thomas Makes Presentation on How to Get More from Your Multicore with Polycephaly

The New York Smalltalk User Group has asked Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, Arden Thomas, to present at this month’s meeting. Arden will be discussing some basic strategies for how Smalltalk can leverage multi-core computers. Click here to learn more about Arden’s presentation.

Achieving One of the Highest Customer-Service Ratings in Insurance

Learn how Cincom Professional Services helped Desjardins General Insurance Group (DGIG), one of the largest and most successful insurance companies in Canada. Click here.

International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies Call for Papers

Organizers of the International Workshop on Smalltalk Technologies, which will be held as part of the ESUG 2011 joint event at Edinburgh, Scotland on August 22-26, 2011, is happy to invite submissions for papers that express your ideas as well as research and experiments. Click here for more information.

The Smalltalk Industry Council to Begin Academic Advisory Council

The Smalltalk Industry Council is pleased to announce the kick-off of a new Academic Advisory Council at the upcoming Smalltalk Solutions 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Click here for more details.

Upcoming Developer Conferences in Europe

Cincom is proud to be represented with speaking slots at two upcoming developer conferences. Click here for a summary of upcoming European developer conferences.

Moving to the Cloud

In an e-book titled, Moving to the Cloud, the writers take a look at several companies that have migrated to Google Apps, what results they have received so far, and lessons they have learned. Click here.

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.

Cincom CEO Tom Nies Featured in Smart Business Magazine

Cincom CEO, Tom Nies, is featured in the February issue of Smart Business magazine. Click here for more details.

Arden Thomas: Simple Deployment

Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, Arden Thomas, wants to share some thoughts on deployment and get some comments, ideas and feedback. Click here to read what Arden has to say.

Fun with Store Using Glorp

One of the presentations that will be given at Smalltalk Solutions 2011 in Las Vegas on March 14–16 is “Fun with Store Using Glorp.” Click here to learn more about this presentation by Samuel Shuster and Tom Robinson.

Assaying the Hidden Debugging Gems in Cincom Smalltalk

James Savidge, a Senior Technical Support Engineer at Cincom Systems, Inc., who is helping customers debug their programming projects, will be presenting “Assaying the Hidden Debugging Gems in Cincom Smalltalk” at Smalltalk Solutions 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 14-16. Click here to learn more about James’ presentation.

New York Smalltalk User Group Meeting — February 24, 2011

The February New York Smalltalk User Group meeting featuring a presentation by Arden Thomas, Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, will be held on Thursday, February 24. Click here for more information.

Inria Smalltalk Sessions — March 7-11, 2011

INRIA will offer Smalltalk-related sessions from March 7-11 at the Centre de recherche INRIA Lille Nord Europe. Click here for more details.

Camp Smalltalk (precursor to Smalltalk Solutions 2011) — March 12-13, 2011

Camp Smalltalk will take place on March 12 and 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada, just prior to Smalltalk Solutions 2011. Click here for additional information.

Smalltalk Solutions 2011 — March 13-16, 2011

Smalltalk Solutions 2011 will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 13–16, 2011. Click here for conference details.

ESUG International Smalltalk Conference — August 22-26, 2011

The ESUG International Smalltalk Conference will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 22-26, 2011. Click here for the ESUG conference website.

Camp Smalltalk (precursor to ESUG International Conference) — August 20-21, 2011

The pre-cursor to the ESUG International Smalltalk Conference, Camp Smalltalk will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland on August 20-21, 2011. Click here for the ESUG conference website.

Update on Smalltalk Events

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