Monthly Archives: May 2010

VASmalltalk: C-API Part 08: InterruptHandlers

I’m now coming to the end of the series of episodes about the C-API of VASmalltalk. Much more could be presented, much more in detail – but that’s not the idea of these episodes. I hope, that you get the … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk: C-API Part 07: Primitives

In this episode I enter the world of primitives and describes the usage, difficulties and creation of primitives under Windows for VASmalltalk

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VASmalltalk: C-API Part 06: (Static-)Future Calls

In this episode I’m talking about using the future call or static future call feature:

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VASmalltalk: Delay forMilliseconds:

I use Delay>forMilliseconds: quite often is all various multitasking experiences and background processes and during producing some podcasts for VASmalltalk about calling external threads I noticed, that the called Pascal library did a much better job for delaying the current … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk: Cast instance of superclass to instance of subclass

I read this question today in the support forum for VASmalltalk. The poster had unchangeable source code and this source created instances of a superclass and he wanted to change those created instances to an instance of a subclass of … Continue reading

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