Tuesday, September 30, 2014

ESUG 2014 Photos

Photos from European Smalltalk User Group (ESUG) 2014 conference can be found here.

Smalltalk news on all sides

While I often blog about news in the open source Smalltalk scene one additionally has to note that the commercial Smalltalk vendors are also playing well. Interesting news from Instantiations about upcoming VASmalltalk and similar news from Cincom about CincomSmalltalk appear regulary on the web. Nice!


2nd IEEE Working Conference on Software Visualization is currently held in Victoria, CA. From the twitter posts it looks like the Pharo based agile visualization tools are interesting for the participants.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Visualize network latency using Pharo

Visualize network latency using Pharo. Read more here.


More infos here.

Bootstrap (V0.12.2) for Seaside

An updates version of Bootstrap (V0.12.2) for Seaside is available. You can easily load it from the Configuration Browser in Pharo 3.0 or the project site.

Beside more tests it features vertical tabs which is a simple wrapper of a component found on the web. 

Look at the online demo for Bootstrap to see how easy one can use them: http://pharo.pharocloud.com/bootstrap/browser/Vertical%20Tabs

Thursday, September 18, 2014

DataTables jQuery plugin for Seaside

If you build a web application using Seaside and Pharo, maybe using my Bootstrap wrapper project you might be interested in a good data table plugin to display tabular data.

There is a nice (commercial) jQuery plugin called DataTables. Esteban made it available as a plugin for Seaside now and describes this here.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Monday, September 08, 2014

New Release of Essence Sharp: Nīsān-2 (Alpha Build 23)

A new Release of Essence Sharp: Nīsān-2 (Alpha Build 23) is available. Read more.

Invitation to Smalltalks 2014

The Fundación Argentina de Smalltalk (FAST) invites you to the 8th International Conference on Smalltalk Technologies. Read more.

Kontolino demo vide

Kontolino.de - a Seaside Smalltalk application from germany company Objektfabrik is now also demonstrated in a first video:

Friday, September 05, 2014

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Pharo Seaside : Looking at HTTP Traffic

If you want to easily look at the HTTP traffic in your Pharo based Seaside application then just evaluate:

       ZnLogEvent open

This will open an spy on the Zinc announcements. Then start your server using:

     ZnZinServerAdaptor startOn: 8080.

and use the webbrowser to browse your Seaside application. You will now see any HTTP exchange between the client and the server.

The video demonstrates this:

IDE4PLC based on Pharo

A free IDE for Programming PLC's (Programmable Logic Controller) based on Pharo Smalltalk written by Eric Nicolás Pernia from the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes.

Read more on the page site or browse the code on GitHub.