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Ensuring User Satisfaction — Cincom ObjectStudio Places BPA into the Hands of Business Users

Gathering the right information to ensure user satisfaction has always been a problem for Business Process Analysts, but not anymore—thanks to BPA (Business Process Analysis) for Business Users, powered by Cincom ObjectStudio, part of the powerful Cincom Smalltalk product suite. Click here for the article.

The Smalltalk Introductory Course in Germany – It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up

For those of you in and around Germany who would like to find out more about Smalltalk from the ground up, here’s the perfect opportunity. Click here to find out about an introductory course that may be just what you’re looking for.

Announcing the Release of Roassal 1.145

We are pleased to announce that Object Profile’s Roassal (an agile visualization engine that graphically renders objects using short and expressive Smalltalk expressions) continues to move forward with the release of Roassal 1.147. Click here for more information about this new release.

Cincom Smalltalk Video Page Now Available

There are a wide variety of Cincom Smalltalk videos out there including product videos, partner videos and customer videos. Now you can find them all in one convenient location. Click here to view the Cincom Smalltalk Video Page. Also, we’d like to bring to your attention a new video from ESUG’12 that’s now available. It’s the famous “Building a Business with Cincom Smalltalk” video that was made popular at STIC’12, which focuses on Business Process Analysis. Click here for the video on YouTube, or click here for the video on the Cincom Smalltalk website.

Visit the Cincom Smalltalk and STIC YouTube Pages

Cincom Smalltalk and the Smalltalk Industry Council now have their very own YouTube pages. To check out the Cincom Smalltalk YouTube page, click here. To view the STIC YouTube page, click here.

New Release Information Readily Available on the Cincom Smalltalk Website

The Cincom Smalltalk product line is constantly being updated and improved upon. To help keep up-to-date, we have several locations on the Cincom Smalltalk website where anyone can find out the latest product improvements, changes and release information. Click here to find out the locations.

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.

The Cincom Smalltalk “Tech Tips” Blog

Did you “techies” out there know that there’s a Cincom Smalltalk-related blog out there just for you? Click here to check it out.

Launching Cincom VisualWorks

In this article, Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, Arden Thomas, discusses the three different ways that developers can start their Smalltalk images. Click here to read Arden’s explanation.

ObjectStudio’s MarqueeDialog

At the last ESUG conference, Andreas Hiltner gave an enlightening talk about the new Cincom ObjectStudio GUI project. The goal of this project is to create a new GUI library of Windows-native widgets for ObjectStudio using DLLCC instead of writing them in C. This article discusses the first widget in the series: the MarqueeDialog. Click 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.

November 5-9, 2012 — The Smalltalk Introductory Course in Köthen Germany

There are a couple of seats still available for the upcoming Introduction to Smalltalk class, which will be held in Köthen, Germany on November 5-9, 2012. Click here for more information, which is in German.

November 7-9, 2012 — Smalltalks 2012

Smalltalks 2012 will take place on November 7-9 at the Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia San Juan Bosco, Puerto Madryn (Argentina). Click here for the conference website.

November 19-22, 2012 — Agile Testing Days

“Extending Continuous Integration and TDD with Continuous Testing.” The 4th edition of Europe’s greatest agile event, Agile Testing Days, will take place in Potsdam, Germany on November 19-22. Click here to find out who should attend, what to expect, and to stay updated on the event.

November 29-30, 2012 — XP Days Benelux

“Living with Live Code.” XP Days Benelux will take place on November 29-30 at Heeze, Netherlands. This is an international conference about Agile methods, intended for people from all walks of life who are involved with IT. Click here for more information.

November 29 through December 1, 2012 — XP Days Karlsruhe

“Real-Time Collaboration – eine Kostprobe.” XP Days Karlsruhe will take place on November 29 through December 1 at Karlsruhe, Germany. Click here for the website, which is in German.

June 9-12, 2013 — STIC 2013

STIC 2013 will be held on June 9-12, 2013 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park (Phoenix), Arizona. Click here for additional information.

Update on Smalltalk Events

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