[Pharo-project] Smalltalk for small projects only?

laurent laffont laurent.laffont at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 09:37:01 CET 2012


200 developers on a project ? Scaring ..... They should use another
technology than Java to go under 50 developers. They will save a lot of
money :)

Laurent

2012/1/28 Janko Mivšek <janko.mivsek at eranova.si>

> Hi guys,
>
> Ralph Johnson in his InfoQ interview made an interesting observation:
>
> 2:55 minute: "Smalltalk made an fundamental error ... image ... you can
> build something with 4-5 people what 50 people can build in Java, but if
> you take 200 people in Java ... it is really designed for small systems
> ...  "
>
> Are we because of the image really destined for relatively small
> projects and small systems (of Java 50 people project size)?
>
> Are we really not able to scale to bigger projects/systems because of that?
>
> Ok, there are few exceptions of course (JPMorgan, OOCL, ..), but still...
>
> [1] http://www.infoq.com/interviews/johnson-armstrong-oop
>
> Best regards
> Janko
>
>
> --
> Janko Mivšek
> Aida/Web
> Smalltalk Web Application Server
> http://www.aidaweb.si
>
>
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