Category Archives: Smalltalk

Gemstone/S 3.4.0 Speed comparision – SortedCollection against IdentitySet

In one of my application I used a SortedCollection and this container might carry in the beginning a large number of items. I’m now interested, if one could get a faster solution with IdentitySet together with Index support. The results … Continue reading

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VASmalltalk’s UI builder and modern JS frameworks …

The UI of VASmalltalk has always been in discussion since I got to know it around 1998 … one has two ways to build the UI: the original AbtBuilder stuff or the more moderized UI using via WBPro. I started … Continue reading

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SQLite Extensions … or Smalltalk defined functions for SQLite

I read today about SQLite extensions and handling them within Pharo. For all VASmalltalker out there … there is an old package from 2013 in vastgoodies, which shows, how to use Smalltalk as an extension in SQLite and how to … Continue reading

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Gemstone/S and 0MQ-Logging

In earlier posting I mentioned, that I enhanced the Gemstone/S database with an event system based on 0MQ. The domain application (written in Gemstone/Smalltalk) are creating events and these are posted on a “pub”-0MQ socket. Other application subscribe this socket … Continue reading

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PUM – Updates everywhere

Even though I have not posted anything since October – we were working hard to rollout out our CATI-application to a customer – we did this just before Christmas to stay in the project timetable. We switched to Gemstone/S 3.4.0 … Continue reading

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More Gemstone/S Talks at next ESUG ?

I have a wish, that there might be a Gemstone/S day at ESUG next year – with more content/presentations/Talks around that product. Perhaps user cases, how development is done and what has been achieved over the years ? I know … Continue reading

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PUM and Documentation – C# and Sandcastle

When creating models with PUM there were places where the user could type-in text for documentatation purposes. Actually this was only meant to be ASCII text, but today we moved away from that and now we are moving towards the … Continue reading

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