Smalltalk Digest: January Edition
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- Gathering Information — Introducing the Cincom Smalltalk Mini Surveys
- Availability Announcement — Personal-Use Versions of Cincom® ObjectStudio® and Cincom® VisualWorks® Now Available
- Conference Announcement — ESUG 2013 Dates and Location Announced
- Commemorating a Milestone — Your Chance to Participate: STIC 2013
- Ultimate Sophistication — Simplicity IS the Next Killer App
- Watch It! — The Cincom Smalltalk Video Page
- Expanding Social Media Presence — Visit the Cincom Smalltalk and STIC YouTube Pages
- Availability of Information — New Release Information Readily Available on the Cincom Smalltalk Website
- Academia — The Cincom Smalltalk Academic Program
- Serving the Smalltalk Community — Cincom Smalltalk Community Blogs
Cincom Corporate Information
Helpful Technical Information
Smalltalk News Repositories
- February 21-22, 2013 – 2013 Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition
- March 18-21, 2013 – Microsoft Dynamics’ Convergence 2013
- June 9-12, 2013 – STIC 2013
- September 9-12, 2013 – ESUG 2013 Conference
- Update on Smalltalk Events
The Cincom Smalltalk Team has created a customer survey as part of an effort to help determine customer and user needs. This is the first in a series of surveys that will serve as a valuable fact-finding tool. Click here to find out more about the survey.
We are pleased to announce that the evaluation copies of the new releases of ObjectStudio and VisualWorks are now available for personal use! Click here to find out more information including how you can obtain your evaluation copy of the personal-use versions.
ESUG (The European Smalltalk User Group) is happy to announce the date and location of ESUG 2013—one of Europe’s premiere and most important conferences. Click here for more information.
STIC 2013 will take place at the Wigwam Resort in Phoenix, Arizona on June 9-12, 2013. This year’s conference marks the 30 anniversary of the Smalltalk language! It’s quite a milestone, and conference organizers are reaching out to attendees for their participation in maintaining the high technical level of the conference by receiving some excellent presentations. To read about presentation requirements and how to submit proposals, click here.
In this article, Cincom Smalltalk Product Manager, Arden Thomas, talks about how making things simple could very well be the foundation of success. Click here for Arden’s explanation.
There are a wide variety of Cincom Smalltalk videos out there including product videos, partner videos and customer videos, and you can easily find them all in one convenient location by clicking here to view the Cincom Smalltalk Video Page. Also, we’d like to bring to your attention a 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.
Did you know that Cincom Smalltalk and the Smalltalk Industry Council have their very own YouTube pages? To check out the Cincom Smalltalk YouTube page, click here. To view the STIC YouTube page, click here.
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.
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.
There are many blogs run by the Cincom Smalltalk Group now. Check them out by clicking here.
Cincom will be a Gold Sponsor at Microsoft Dynamics’ premier conference, Convergence. Convergence will be held in New Orleans, LA on March 18-21. As a Gold Sponsor, Cincom will have a prime spotlight in the Microsoft Dynamics business communityr to showcase Cincom Total®─the only knowledge-enabled business management system built on Microsoft Dynamics. Click here for more information on what being a Gold Sponsor entails.
This article discusses a new framework for developing Web services—SiouX. The article includes several helpful examples that illustrate the framework’s goal of squeezing out as much scalability and performance as possible. Click here for the article.
In this article from Software Engineer, Dirk Verleysen, Dirk discusses the creation of a new GUI library of Windows native widgets for ObjectStudio using DLLCC instead of C code. Click here for Dirk’s article, which includes several helpful examples.
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.
Click here to get Smalltalk news from the Cincom Smalltalk team.
Click here to view the latest news regarding STIC.
Cincom and The University of Cincinnati (UC) will be hosting the 2013 UC Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition on February 21 and 22, 2013 at Cincom’s World Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Click here for more information.
Microsoft Dynamics’ Convergence 2013 will be held in New Orleans, LA on March 18-21, and Cincom is a Gold Sponsor. Click here for more additional conference information.
STIC 2013 will be held on June 9-12, 2013 at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park (Phoenix), Arizona. Click here for additional information.
The ESUG 2013 Conference will be held on September 9-13, 2013 in Annecy, France. Click here for more information.
Click here for an update on Smalltalk-related events you may want to attend.