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Posted 4 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
From Eliot Miranda: Hi All, I’m pleased to say that today the simulator got as far as redrawing the entire display and finishing the start-up sequence for a bootstrapped 64-bit Spur image. That means it correctly executed over 26 million bytecodes. So at least a 64-bit Spur Stack VM is not too far off. – […]
Posted 6 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
From Masashi-san: Hi all,   I have just released a Scratch clone running on iPad. It is based on Scratch 1.4 from the MIT Media Laboratory. The app is now called “Pyonkee” – freely available on App Store. ... [More]   Pyonkee was originally started as a fork of John M McIntosh’s Scratch Viewer.   […] [Less]
Posted 8 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
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 ... [More] rendering (for TTF fonts), a virtual file system, image saving etc. Try it: […] [Less]
Posted 9 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
  (baby steps and giant leaps!) From Eliot Miranda: Hi All, it gives me great pleasure to let you know that a spur-format trunk Squeak image is finally available at Spur VMs are available at ... [More] Spur is a new object representation and garbage collector for Squeak/Pharo/Croquet/Newspeak. Features The object representation is significantly simpler […] [Less]
Posted 10 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
Howdy!   If you want to know some cool history of Smalltalk, and perhaps this is a strong argument in actually *being* a Smalltalk and not trying to distance yourself from that rich and lovely heritage…. anyway, here goes:   On 04/28/2014 08:14 PM, Alain Busser wrote: > Also, Ruby is famous for these methods: […]
Posted 12 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
From Chris Muller: So!  Let it be known!  Squeak 4.5 is released! Home page is here: 4.5 release notes are here: Excellent Job Everyone!!  Can you tell we are excited!
Posted 12 months ago by Ron Teitelbaum
Check out OLPC XO-4. I would hate to add to the speculation that OLPC is dead because it’s not.  Wayan Wota has been calling OLPC dead for 5 years. This is not news. He has not been involved with the project in a long time. His article is about the XO-1, apparently he doesn’t even […]
Posted about 1 year ago by Ron Teitelbaum
From Clément’s post to the pharo community: Hello pharoers, The new Cog memory manager, Spur, is simply *amazing*. I saw at FOSDEM that some of you were interested in it, but unfortunately you were lacking information about it. I wrote a one page article that sums up Spur’s new features so every one can know what […]
Posted about 1 year ago by Ron Teitelbaum
From: Chris Muller: It’s ready for your final testing and scrutiny! Please bang on this!  Test it with your apps.  Test it in Windows, iOS, Linux.  Interpreter and Cog. Unless we hit any ... [More] show-stoppers, this will be the one we can call “done.” Thanks to this great community of brilliant developers for making 4.5 […] [Less]
Posted about 1 year ago by Ron Teitelbaum
  It’s time to encourage our best community members to step up and serve.  Put your name in the race and get elected to the Squeak Oversight Board.  Talk to people – you know who they are – that really should run. From Tim: Being on the board is not an onerous job. It does […]