Monthly Archives: April 2011

VASmalltalk – ICU under Ubuntu 10.10

Ok, now I switched my code to Ubuntu 10.10 and noticed, that on this platform only ICU 4.2 is delivered and even here some links were missing in my /usr/lib directory, that I had to set manually (the main links … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – ICU: working with time zones

To get a first impression here are some code examples: // create a special calendar with a time zone and a country information localCalendar := UCalendar openDefaultWithLocale: ‘de_DE’ timezone: ‘Europe/Berlin’. // localCalendar now contains the local time binded to // … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – Repairing DateAndTime with ICU

I uploaded version 0.0.3 to vastgoodies.com and here are some simple examples to fix all these bugs I mentioned in my earlier posting. To get a correct DateAndTime instance with the current local date/time I added DateAndTime class>>currentLocalDateAndTime. This method … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – ICU, International Components for Unicode

Another day, another playground. I was thinking about questions (which never got answered from the company – by the way: why ?) in the Instantiation forum, why there is no call to retrieve a platform independent call to get an … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – MSC001-VastGoodies

After publishing it at smalltalkinspect.podspot.de I noticed, that I had lots of problems with the content of my video file. Therefore I changed my host site for this episode to … MSC001-VastGoodies

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VASmalltalk – #004 – VA Smalltalk – Teil 03 – unendliche Weiten…

Heute haben wir den dritten Teil unserer Betrachtungen über VASmalltalk veröffentlicht. Wir haben dann in einem lockeren Gespräch all die Punkte abgehandelt, die wir in den beiden beiden ersten Episoden auslassen mussten. Viel Spass beim Zuhören von VASmalltalk – 3.ter … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – Simple REST GET framework

I needed a playground for a simple REST GET based framework. I converted the code from Seaside-REST from Squeak to VASmalltalk – but after one day of work I stopped the work on that, because several SUNIT tests were failing … Continue reading

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