Talks

Saving and retrieving objects in a changing environment by Carlos E. Ferro

Most of our work is done with “live” objects, inside a full environment (image). For many different reasons, however, we sometimes must “freeze” a part of this environment and save it in another form. Maybe just for persistence, maybe for exporti...

Roassal: turn your programming environment into a beauty center for objects by Alexandre Bergel

Roassal is an agile visualization engine. Roassal graphically renders objects using short and expressive Smalltalk expressions. A large set of interaction are offered for a better user experience. Painting, brushing, interconnecting, zooming, drag...

Bootstrapping a Smalltalk with Hazelnut by Guillermo Polito

Reflective systems, like Smalltalk, python, ruby and Java in some point, are defined by themselves. What makes Smalltalk different is the idea of a living environment, the image, that sleeps and weaks up instead of being recreated each time. Besi...

OOSCM - A different way to do SCM by Hernan Wilkinson

OOSCM is an object oriented software configuration management system specially designed to keep semantic changes of OO programming languages, not only snapshots. We will show how it currently works, the current research we are doing with the tool...

Smalltalk in the Cloud by James Foster

Cloud Foundry is the open “platform as a service” (PaaS) project initiated by VMware. It can support multiple frameworks, multiple cloud providers, and multiple application services all on a cloud scale platform. In this presentation we show how S...

GemStone, A History by Martin McClure

GemStone's unification of a Smalltalk VM with an object database is powerful, unique, and valued by users in a wide variety of industries. The GemStone product has been available for over twenty-five years, and the team that produced it first ca...

Objects in the Mist: The Design of a Non-Traditional Smalltalk by Martin McClure

The open-source Mist Project aims to produce a non-traditional Smalltalk implementation that executes with no virtual machine, values simplicity, and can completely compile itself with no support from another language such as C. This talk introduc...

GemStone/S 64 Roadmap by Norm Green

A review of the new features in GemStone/S 64 3.1 and a preview of what's coming in version 3.2

Writing Smalltalk for programs that change by Andres Valloud

We all know how to write Smalltalk, but do we take full advantage of its design principles? In this talk, the presenter will explore this question using his own experience with Smalltalk coding contests designed specifically to test for a program...

Show us your projects by Andres Valloud

In this session, attendants have a chance to share their projects with the audience in 10 minute lightning talks. Register for the session at the conference!