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Smalltalk Digest: July Edition

Smalltalk DigestCincom Smalltalk Announcements

Helpful Technical Information

Upcoming Events


Smalltalk Pioneer, Alan Kay, to Speak in Potsdam, Germany

Alan Kay will be speaking at the Hasso-Plattner Institut in Potsdam, Germany on July 21. The talk will be held in Lecture Hall 1 at 16:00-17:00. Click here to learn more about this “Smalltalk Pioneer’s” talk.

Smalltalks 2011 Best Papers to Be Submitted to International Journal SCP

Organizers of Smalltalks 2011, which will be held at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes in Argentina on November 3-5, 2011, are enticing those who are willing to submit papers by offering the possibility of having extended versions of their work submitted to the International Journal SCP (Science of Computer Programming). Click here for more details.

ESUG 2011 Innovation Technology Awards

Have you written innovative Smalltalk? If so, you might consider entering the 8th Innovation Technology Awards competition. Click here for details.

The Cincom Smalltalk Academic Program

With a goal of increasing the quality of the available system design and engineering training, providing higher-quality engineers and developers to the industry and users, and Expanding the Smalltalk community, we suggest that you look into the Cincom Smalltalk Academic Program. Click here to read all about it.

New Presentations and Videos Sections Now Available

Are you interested in viewing a presentation or video on a particular subject? We’re happy to report that thanks to the new Presentations section and Video section of the Cincom Smalltalk product website, it’s just gotten a whole lot easier to find what you’re looking for.

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 Smalltalk Support Tidbits

Cincom Smalltalk Support is happy to pass along some interesting tidbits of information that you might find useful. Click here.

Future Predictions

In this article, Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, Arden Thomas, discusses how predictions about the future have a lot to do with the present. Click here to read Arden’s article.

Interesting Bugs

Alan Knight recently wrote an informative blog post about “Interesting Bugs.” Click here to read Alan’s post.

System>>whenIdleSend:to:args: – Blessing or Curse?

In this posting, Andreas Hiltner explains how both Microsoft and Smalltalk works by sending messages, and how this can be viewed as both a blessing and a curse. Click here to ready Andreas’s explanation.

Alan Kay’s Talk in Potsdam, Germany — July 21, 2011

Smalltalk pioneer, Alan Kay, will be speaking at the Hasso-Plattner Institut in Potsdam, Germany on July 21. Click here.

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.

Smalltalks 2011 (the 5th International Conference on Smalltalk Technologies) — November 3-5, 2011

Smalltalks 2011 (the 5th International Conference on Smalltalk Technologies) will be held at the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes in Argentina on November 3-5, 2011. Click here for additional information.

Update on Smalltalk Events

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