New tools for Squeak

2 December, 2010

The staff and students at the Hasso Plattner Insitute have set up a new site to share the impressive work they are doing using Squeak. The projects they are showcasing include some gorgeous UI Widgets and a new UI Designer (shown above).

Each project is available at the Institute’s SqueakSource server, and can be loaded using Metacello configurations.  All configurations were tested and run in the current Squeak (Trunk) versions (4.1, 4.2). The site is built using Trac project management software, which provides for issue/bug tracking if you do find any problems.

Many thanks to the Software Architecture Group, led by Prof. Dr. Robert Hirschfeld at the Hasso Plattner Insitute (University of Potsdam), for sharing these great projects.

(Note that Firefox currently gives a warning about the site due to an incomplete certificate chain, but this should be fixed soon).

2 Responses to “New tools for Squeak”

  1. sebastian Says:

    That’s nice.

    Now we need just that only for web applications 🙂

  2. Carlos Crosetti Says:

    I got help from the UI Designer development team to get started. I loaded a fresh Squeak 4.1 image and followed the steps to get this great tool working. I would suggest to mimic Seaside by providing a one-click image preloaded with UI Designer. Magma and a few CRUD samples. That will for sure boost UI Designer adoption.


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