Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sista Open Alpha

The Cog VM already made a huge difference in performance for the OpenSmalltalk VM shared by Squeak, Pharo, Cuis and Newspeak. But now Sista - the optimizing JIT is getting open alpha and it looks good to increase performance even more. Read here.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

RedditSt20

Pierce extended Sven's excellent "Reddit.st in 10 elegant classes" with even more. Read more.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

PharoLambda

PharoLambda is a simple example and GitLab build script for deploying a minimal Pharo Smalltalk image/vm to AWS Lambda.

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

P3, a modern, lean and mean PostgreSQL client for Pharo

P3 is a modern, lean and mean PostgreSQL client for Pharo provided by Sven. P3Client uses frontend/backend protocol 3.0 (PostgreSQL version 7.4 [2003] and later). Read the announcement here and check the source code here.