Thursday, 12 March 2015

Sunday, 15 February 2015

Smalltalk Reflections #010: Blocks

This week, David and Craig talk about blocks in Smalltalk and how they make Smalltalk both powerful and simple.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/smalltalkreflections/SmalltalkReflections_010.mp3

Also mentioned on this podcast:
   Pharo Days
   FOSDEM
   Raspberry Pi
   Camp Smalltalk Ottawa 2015

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Monday, 2 February 2015

No podcast this week

We won't be releasing a podcast this week because Craig was travelling to the FOSDEM conference.  We'll be back next week with an episode.

David

Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Smalltalk Reflections #009: Collections and Streams

On this episode, David and Craig discuss the collections and streams libraries of Smalltalk.  Along the way, they talk about Xtreams, traits and the new Treap collection introduced into VisualWorks.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/smalltalkreflections/SmalltalkReflections_009.mp3

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Monday, 19 January 2015

Smalltalk Reflections #008: Garbage Collection

Smalltalk was one of the earliest programming languages to include automatic garbage collection.  In this episode, David and Craig discuss the pros and cons of garbage collection and how it works in modern Smalltalk systems.

https://s3.amazonaws.com/smalltalkreflections/SmalltalkReflections_008.mp3

In this episode, we mention the Twitter tag #thingsPeopleBuiltWithSmalltalk
https://twitter.com/hashtag/thingsPeopleBuiltWithSmalltalk?src=hash

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Monday, 12 January 2015

Smalltalk Reflections #007: Minimalism

David and Craig talk about minimalism - the idea that you can create very small Smalltalk images that do useful and interesting things.


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Monday, 5 January 2015

Smalltalk Reflections #006: Debugging

In this episode, David and Craig talk about debugging in Smalltalk.  The debugger is an essential tool and Smalltalkers use it for more than just finding and fixing bugs.

    https://s3.amazonaws.com/smalltalkreflections/SmalltalkReflections_006.mp3

The video on debugging mentioned in this episode can be found here.
    http://smalltalkreflections.blogspot.ca/2015/01/debugger-video.html

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Debugger video

In episode 6 of the Smalltalk Reflections podcast, we talk about debugging.  I made a short video about debugging in Smalltalk which you can watch here.

   https://s3.amazonaws.com/smalltalkreflections/DebuggerDemo.mp4