The next UK Smalltalk User Group meeting is on this coming Monday, 30th January at 6.30pm at it’s usual location The Counting House . This is the first of the talks that we selected at the Christmas meeting. And for some reason I got chosen to go first: Anatomy of an IDE Using a few example IDEs we are going to look at what makes an IDE valuable. Building software is a complex business, software that works and stays in production for years. It is a craft that involves engineering, insight and skill. The tools that we use to build that software are vital enablers to our success. Between 1997-2004 the dominance of Java and the main vendors’ tools strategies led to something of a stagnation for IDEs. But since then with the return to language diversity and the broadening of platforms there has been a real opportunity to experiment with what an IDE is and means and to look at how it could evolve. We will look at a range of IDEs including WebVelocity, Cloud9 and Codea and cont
Hi, this is a reminder for today's meeting of the UK Smalltalk User Group. Nick Ager will present his "10 Smalltalk ideas in 20 minutes". We'll meet in our usual venue - the Counting House , close to Bank Station, from 18:30 onwards.