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Maintenance Releases of Cincom ObjectStudio and Cincom VisualWorks Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the maintenance releases of ObjectStudio and VisualWorks are now available for customers! Click here for more information.

Cincom Product Manager Offers New “Launching VisualWorks” Screencast

Cincom Product Manager, Arden Thomas, is proud to offer a new screencast on the subject of “Launching VisualWorks.” To view the screencast, click here.

Cincom Smalltalk Team Implements Platform Survey

In an effort to better meet clients’ platform needs, the Cincom Smalltalk Team has created a survey to find out which platforms clients are running Cincom Smalltalk on now and which platforms they plan to run on in the future. Click here for more information.

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.

ProgressGrid – Fragmentation Tool Inspired Progress Visualization for Cincom ObjectStudio and Cincom VisualWorks

In this article, Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, Arden Thomas, explains how a defrag tool was his inspiration to make something else useful—a progress Window in Smalltalk. Click here to read Arden’s explanation, and click here to view the ProgressGrid screencast.

Cincom ObjectStudio’s ProgressBarDialog

If you recall, in last month’s Cincom Smalltalk Digest, we looked at the Marquee Dialog. This month we’d like to present the ProgressBarDialog. 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 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.