Monthly Archives: August 2011

VASmalltalk – 8.5 – “Deprecation Exception support”

One of new feature is the “Deprecation Exception support”. This feature allows Instantiations (or for your own frameworks) to tell the users (programmers), that using a special method is not a good idea any more. When looking for a new … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – emsrv als Dienst einrichten

Wie ich ja bereits in einem Posting gestern angemeckert hatte, ist es nicht so ganz einfach, dieses Tools als Dienst lauffähig zu machen. Daher mal eine kleine Anleitung, wie man das unter einem Windows 7 (ohne Domänenverwaltung) machen kann. a) … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – Update 8.5 – CodeAssist, usability at its best !

Another new feature in VASmalltalk 8.5 is CodeAssist. This goodies helps you via a pop-up window to find suitable method names, when entering the first characters in the source code pane. Though other Smalltalk implementation have this feature already, I … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – Update 8.5 – primitiveSystemOffset

What do you think ? Have they fixed the four year old bug in 8.5 ? No, here in Germany we still get … DateAndTime now -> 2011-08-29T22:19:00.777+01:00 And yes: correct would be +02:00. But, who cares for 8.5 !? … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – Update 8.5 – headless packaging

Packaging gets not much easier in 8.5 – at least, when hardly stopped by my first problem. I just tried to port a headless Seaside application (which always uses the application GreaseCoreApp). The application GreaseCoreApp is delivered with the ConfigurationMap … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – emsrv under Windows: usability at its worst

With the new 8.5 I started to install the new stuff and as a special task I wanted to use emsrv under Windows and not simple file I/O. I know I made that stuff running years ago – but then … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk – EMan Update

I uploaded new configuration maps of EMan to VASTGoodies. A user send me a small fix to prevent an error, when closing socket connections under special circumstances. Obdobion, EMan – Developer (Thu, 25 Aug 2011 00:10:29 +0100) Obdobion, EMan – … Continue reading

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