[Pharo-project] Popularity of Smalltalk in Software Industry

Cédrick Béler cdrick65 at gmail.com
Thu May 5 17:26:10 CEST 2011


> Lastly, most Smalltalk systems are image based...

...which makes you feel the system is "alive", hence one **huge benefit** of Smalltalk: its debugger which enables on the fly debbuging... and also test driven development (real one [1]) where you can run incomplete code and code what's missing iteratively when you need it (Smalltalk is a live system, not only a language as somebody said lately).

Cédrick

[1] see in particular this webcast: http://www.pharocasts.com/2010/01/starting-with-sunit-and-debugger.html
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