[Pharo-project] Smalltalk for engineers

Geoffroy Couprie geo.couprie at gmail.com
Sat Feb 5 19:49:54 CET 2011


That's what I was trying to express: when you already program with
another language, you can easily understand a new language, but you
have big assumptions that will slow you down. I just pointed out the
most important parts that surprised me when I learned Smalltalk.

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 7:28 PM, Schwab,Wilhelm K <bschwab at anest.ufl.edu> wrote:
> That comment requires elaboration or at least some examples of what one can/should do, but getting past that is a big hurdle in learning Smalltalk.  Things old to us can be earth shattering: something as simple as creating a new package (or even just a new class or a new class method somewhere, etc.) vs. writing a whole new program in some other language.
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> Casual mention of iPhone port, always helpfull
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> On 2/4/11, Geert Claes <geert.wl.claes at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> James Robertson spotted this post:
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>> http://unhandledexpression.com/2011/02/04/smalltalk-for-engineers/
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>> I was especially interested in the statement "you don’t understand what you
>> can/should do ..."
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>> View this message in context:
>> http://forum.world.st/Smalltalk-for-engineers-tp3261551p3261551.html
>> Sent from the Pharo Smalltalk mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
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