Friday, November 14, 2014

Pharo Days 2015

Torsten Bergmann has announced Pharo Days 2015 to be held January 29 and 30, 2015 in Lille France. Here's part of his announcement:

Start the year in the right spirit by joining the Pharo community for the Pharo Days 2015 on Thursday January 29 and Friday January 30 at INRIA, Lille, France. Meet your online colleagues, programmers and hackers in real life and experience how much you can pick up in just two days. Learn about key technologies, talk to core developers and other users, pair program and contribute to Pharo. Have fun and enjoy yourself.
It sounds like fun.  Check it out.

Essence# in InfoQ

There's a great interview in InfoQ with Alan Lovejoy - the author of Essence#.  Essence# is Alan's ANSI-compliant Smalltalk running on .NET.  Check it out.

Thanks to Peter William Lount for the pointer.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Instantiations releases VA Smalltalk 8.6.1

Instantiations has released VA Smalltalk version 8.6.1.  New features include real-time code analytics. enhanced refactoring support, SQLite3 support and zip/gz support plus enhancements to Linux and Seaside.  Check it out:

VA Smalltalk 8.6.1

Cincom releases VisualWorks 8.0 and ObjectStudio 8.6

Cincom has released VisualWorks 8.0 and ObjectStudio 8.6.  This new version has dramatic new changes to the user interface including Text2, a new source code editor and UISkinning.  The changes are very exciting.  Check it out at the links below.