30% of the worldwide market
of shipping containers is controlled by Smalltalk systems.

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Smalltalk Digest: December Edition

Smalltalk News Repositories

Helpful Technical Information

Upcoming Events

STIC’12 Information — March 19-20, 2012


Positive Comment Praises Smalltalk Environment and Cincom VisualWorks

In a recent blog posting from Cincom Smalltalk™ Engineering Manager, Alan Knight, Malte Ubl praises the Smalltalk/Cincom VisualWorks environment. Click here to read Ubl’s comments.

The Cincom Smalltalk Logo: Out with the Old, in with the New

As Cincom Smalltalk moves forward with new capabilities, new clients and new opportunities, its logo is also moving forward by taking on a brand-new, fresh, modernistic look. Click here to read about the logo’s makeover.

Cincom Maintenance Releases – Updates

Click here to get the latest information on Cincom maintenance releases and the effort that’s being made to better meet customer requirements.

Cincom Holiday Support Coverage

The holidays are fast approaching, but never fear, Cincom Support Operations has you covered. Click here for more information.

Call for Participation in the Smalltalk Devroom at FOSDEM 2012

FOSDEM 2012 will be meeting in Brussels, Belgium on February 4-5, and a Devroom for Pharo, Squeak, GST, Etoilé, Seaside and Moose Smalltalk projects will take place on Sunday, February 5. Click here for information on participating.

Cincom ObjectStudio Glossary Available

We’re pleased to let you know that there is now a Cincom ObjectStudio Glossary available that includes an alphabetical listing of pertinent Cincom ObjectStudio terms and their definitions—a very handy reference tool. To access the glossary, click here.

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 from the Smalltalk Industry Council

There’s a lot going on in the world of Smalltalk these days, and we’re happy to present it to you. Click here to view the latest Smalltalk news courtesy of the Smalltalk Industry Council.

Smalltalk News from the Cincom Smalltalk Team

Click here to get Smalltalk news from the Cincom Smalltalk team.

News Regarding STIC

Click here to view the latest news regarding STIC.

Hijack Window Events

In this article, Cincom Smalltalk’s Michael Lucas-Smith talks about his experience with events on Windows, and his desire to see if it would be possible to steal any and all events from a window, without having to define a new class. Click here to read what Michael has to say.

Devroom at FOSDEM 2012 – February 5, 2012

FOSDEM 2012 will be meeting in Brussels, Belgium on February 4-5, and a Devroom for Pharo, Squeak, GST, Etoilé, Seaside and Moose Smalltalk projects will take place on Sunday, February 5. Click here for more information.

Update on Smalltalk Events

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

STIC’12 Call for Participation Deadline — Don’t Miss It!

We’d like to remind you that the deadline for submissions to STIC’12 is December 15, 2011. Also, please be sure that the information you supply is complete to avoid any submissions being rejected. Click here for additional submission information.

STIC’12 Latest News and Updates

Click here for the latest news and updates about STIC’12, which will be held at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi on March 19-21.

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STIC’12 Venue Information

Click here for STIC’12 venue information.

STIC’12 to Enlighten Attendees on “Google Dart”

STIC’12 will be featuring Google Dart, which is Google’s new programming language for “structured web programming.” Click here for more information.

Fees Determined for STIC’12

The fees associated with STIC’12 have been determined. Click here to find out what they are.

Would you like to be an STIC’12 sponsor?

Have you ever thought of being a sponsor of one of the most important Smalltalk events of the year? Click here to read about the sponsorship levels and what each has to offer.

Sci-Fi Convention Promoters Offer Discount to STIC’12 Attendees

Attendees of STIC’12 have even more to be excited about. Just prior to the conference on March 16-18, they will have an opportunity to attend CoastCon Inc.’s Sci-Fi Convention at a group discount of $30 for a weekend membership, which is $15 off of the regular at-the-door rate of $45 for weekend membership. Click here for more information.

About Biloxi, Mississippi

Click here for information regarding Biloxi Mississippi, which is where STIC’12 will take place.

STIC’12 on Facebook

Click here to visit the STIC’12 Facebook page.

Smalltalk Directions Call for Participation

Smalltalk Directions, which will be co-located and run in parallel with STIC’12 on March 19-21, will be presenting the Smalltalk Directions Symposium. The symposium will offer a parallel track of presentations of refereed academic work that will be open to all conference attendees. Click here for more information.

Call for STIC’12 Student Volunteers

The Smalltalk Industry Council is currently seeking student volunteers to help keep the 2012 Smalltalk Industry Conference (STIC’12) running smoothly. In return, these volunteers will receive free accommodations, no conference fees and time to enjoy the majority of the conference. Click here to read more about the possibility of being a volunteer.