Many of the tools used for development in Cincom ObjectStudio and Cincom VisualWorks are now shared. Therefore, some of our tutorials will work for either product. Below is the list of the Common Tools Tutorials:
System Browser—An overview of the browser, introducing the various panes, what they are showing, and how the tool is used
Core Browser Usage—A simple walk-through of using the browser to create something simple, such as a “hello world” application
Inspector Tool—An overview of the inspector tool, used to look over objects that you have created
Debugger—An overview of the debugger, introducing the various panes, what they are showing, and how the tool is used
Debugger Usage—A simple walkthrough of using the debugger to debug a simple, but broken, bit of code
Code Recovery—How to use the change list tool to recover code that you thought you had lost
Version Control—How to create a source code repository and get started using it. With an overview of what databases you can use for the repository itself
Process Monitor—How to tell what’s going on in your Smalltalk image, and deal with processes that you would like to kill
Here is a list of tutorials that highlight features and tools that are specific to the ObjectStudio product:
Installing Cincom ObjectStudio—Cincom ObjectStudio is an ideal solution for developing custom applications for Windows®. Known as the “business person’s thinking tool,” and based on the powerful Smalltalk language, ObjectStudio provides a powerhouse development environment, which is necessary to create innovative applications that capture complex business models and processes. This brief screencast demonstrates installing ObjectStudio on a Windows 10 platform.
A Simple ObjectStudio App—Once Cincom ObjectStudio is installed, this screencast demonstrates how to build a simple application using ObjectStudio. It demonstrates the use of a few ObjectStudio tools and how to use them to construct and test an application.
Product Introduction—An overview of the product – the launcher, the workspace, and how to load ObjectStudio applications into the toolset
Here is a list of tutorials that highlight features and tools that are specific to the VisualWorks product:
Installing Cincom VisualWorks—Cincom VisualWorks is the premiere Smalltalk environment and is an ideal solution for enterprise-class, multilingual, cross-platform, application development. VisualWorks includes components for any type of work that is required—Client, Server, Client-Server, Distributed, Grid or Web—and allows users to build them with superior development tools. This brief screencast demonstrates installing VisualWorks on a Windows 10 platform.
A Simple VisualWorks App—Once VisualWorks is installed, this screencast demonstrates how to build a simple application using VisualWorks. It demonstrates the use of a few VisualWorks tools and how to use them to construct and run an application.
Launchpad—How to get started with VisualWorks the easy way, creating a new working environment for your new project
Product Introduction—An overview of the product, the launcher and its various options for the most part
Setting up Your Environment—An overview of what you should load to get started with VisualWorks, and what settings you might want to look at from the long list of possibilities
VisualWorks Workspace—An overview of the workspace tool in VisualWorks, and how to use it to do code exploration and experimentation.
Over the years, we have produced quite a few tutorials. The vast majority of these are using older versions of our software. However, some of the material may be useful or beneficial in learning the basic fundamentals and concepts of our software.
Cincom VisualWorks Tutorials – In these beneficial tutorials, we show the steps in getting started, as well as the scalability, flexibility and usability of VisualWorks.