The underlying text handling of the entire Cincom Smalltalk Foundation has been re-written in both Cincom® ObjectStudio® and Cincom® VisualWorks® from the ground up. It has been integrated in order to handle modern and future needs.
In an effort to better understand our customers’ needs and requirements for deploying or developing applications using Cincom Smalltalk™, product management launched the next survey in our series of mini-surveys to our customer base.
As of April 8 2014, Microsoft® discontinued support for Windows® XP. Also, after April 8, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or any of the various support-related options and updates for XP.
I recently had the unpleasant experience of trying to recover my Smalltalk code stored in PostgreSQL from the raw files with no backup. I am sharing my steps and eventual success in case others find themselves in the same predicament. Or better yet, use this report as motivation to learn how to do a backup proper for whatever database you use!