Squeak – Filtering Items In Lists

Chances are – if you see a list in Squeak – it can be filtered. For example any list you see in Browser. Every instance of PluggableListMorphPlus in Squeak is capable of showing just a subset of items containing characters you type. How it works. Select the list first. Then type the characters of a […]

Squeak 5.1 (32bit) – Installation on Ubuntu 17.04 (64bit) Beta1 GNOME

Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 is out So let’s say  you would like to run the Squeak 5.1 (32bit) on Zesty Zapus Beta 1 (64bit). Specifically the GNOME variant from Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 Beta 1 (64bit). You have booted up ubuntu-gnome-17.04-beta1-desktop-amd64.iso and downloaded Squeak5.1-16549-32bit-All-in-One.zip. What needs to be done to get it up and running? Enable the 32bit architecture sudo […]

Squeak – Monticello – How to use Branches

The solution is really simple. Don’t use branches. Just register your author initials and use the current timestamp as the version number. YYYYMMDDhhmm. That’s it. Monticello refers to Monticello packages by their name. So it is a good idea to have a package name that is globally unique. This can be achieved by using branches. […]