Squeak Turns 20!

31 October, 2016

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Craig Latta writes:

Hi all–

Happy 20th birthday to us! It was twenty years ago that Dan Ingalls and the rest of Alan Kay’s team announced Squeak to the world. You really changed things with this run at the fence. ūüôā¬† Thanks again!

 

 


Back to the Future

The Story of Squeak, A Practical Smalltalk Written in Itself

by

Dan Ingalls Ted Kaehler John Maloney Scott Wallace Alan Kay

 

 

sapcodeweek

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http://icn.sap.com/news/codeweek.html

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SqueakWeb

A lot of work has gone into the new Squeak.org website.  Go check it out!

Nice work to everyone that worked on it, it’s beautiful¬†and well organized!

[announcement on Squeak-dev]

Dear Smalltalkers

I am pleased to announce new look of the Squeak Website

http://squeak.org

Personally, I want to thank Fabio Niephaus, who invested a lot of effort into the new site.

Best regards

-Tobias Pape

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1598272670/chip-the-worlds-first-9-computer

Scratch on CHIP

The wildly popular C.H.I.P. comes pre-loaded with Scratch!

Nice play C.H.I.P.!

SqueakJS-Etoys-20140704

From Bert Freudenberg:

Hi all,

my SqueakJS VM has reached a major milestone. It is now sufficiently complete to run a full Etoys image (and possibly other non-closure images, too). It has support for most BitBlt modes, WarpBlt, even some Balloon2D rendering (for TTF fonts), a virtual file system, image saving etc.

Try it: http://bertfreudenberg.github.io/SqueakJS/etoys/
(Safari and IE are significantly faster than Firefox and Chrome, best is Safari Webkit nightly, works on iPad too, hopefully Android)

For more details, see my blogpost:
http://croquetweak.blogspot.de/2014/07/squeakjs-runs-etoys-now.html

Feedback and contributions welcome ūüôā

– Bert –

Squeak 4.5 Released!

21 March, 2014

squeak4.5

From Chris Muller:

So!  Let it be known!  Squeak 4.5 is released!

Home page is here:  http://www.squeak.org

4.5 release notes are here:  http://wiki.squeak.org/squeak/6193

Excellent Job Everyone!!  Can you tell we are excited!

spur_gear

 

Clément Béra just posted an excellent article explaining the new Spur Object format.  Definitely worth a read!

Eliot Miranda has also mentioned that Spur is coming to life in Newspeak as we speak and then Squeak 5.0.

Find out more about the Squeak VM called Cog and the new memory manager called Spur at Eliot’s Cog Blog.

Bert VM Icon(icon by Bert)

Word has it that Clément Béra is working With Eliot Miranda on Cog.  Göran pointed out Clements excellent blog: here, to me a few weeks ago after meeting him at ESUG.

From Eliot: Clément Béra is, amongst other things, working on Cog performance, looking at adaptive optimization/speculative inlining (Sista in Cog, for Speculative Inlining Smalltalk Architecture).

I just wanted to welcome¬†Cl√©ment¬†B√©ra and to say thank you to everyone working on the VM for both communities, you know who you are (and we do to) and especially Eliot for working on Cog and keeping the advancements coming! ¬†Hip Hip … and all that.

A Spur gear for Cog

5 September, 2013

Cog-Spur

 

 

Moving the Squeak GC forward in COG.

http://www.mirandabanda.org/cogblog/2013/09/05/a-spur-gear-for-cog/

BertShowsEtoys

Etoys, children, a funny hat and a handmade Smalltalk balloon.  What more could you ask for!  Looks like a great day for everyone.

Read more about it here: http://squeaklandnews.blogspot.de/