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Pharo 9: A giant leap - Wednesday, April 28th

The next meeting of the UK Smalltalk User Group will be on Wednesday, April 28th.


Esteban Lorenzano will give us an update on Pharo: What's new? What is updated? What remains? This talk will present (and show working!) the Pharo 9 roadmap and principal changes made to Pharo since the release of the previous version.

Esteban studied Computer Sciences at Universidad de Buenos Aires, and worked since 1994 in many object-oriented and low-level technologies in different software companies, serving in various positions from junior programmer to senior architect. In 2007 he co-founded Smallworks to offer Pharo-based agile development projects. Since 2012 he dedicated full time to developing the Pharo code and community. He works for the Pharo Consortium in Lille, France, as lead developer for Pharo and being responsible with the coordination of new releases and the implementation and maintenance of several Pharo libraries.

Given the current COVID-19 restrictions, this will be an online meeting from home.

If you'd like to join us, please sign up in advance on the meeting's Meetup page to receive the meeting details. Don’t forget to bring your laptop and drinks!

Update 21 April 2021: We now have a record 130+ attendees signed up for this meeting - thanks all for the interest!
Please note that our Zoom room is limited to 100 attendees; we will be operating a first-come-first-served admission policy.

Update 24 May 2021: Part 1 and part 2 of the recording are now up on Vimeo.

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