[Cuis-dev] [vwnc] UK Smalltalk User Group Meeting - Wednesday 28th July 2021

Giovanni Corriga giovanni at corriga.net
Mon Jul 26 07:51:49 PDT 2021


Yes it will be recorded and later published on  our Vimeo channel.



Il giorno lun 26 lug 2021 alle 16:11 Colin Sare-Soar <
colin.saresoar at terrashape.co.uk> ha scritto:

> Will this talk be recorded and available after the event?
> I'd love to attend but it will be 3am for me, so not really practical.
> I am studying both Smalltalk and Self.
> > On 16/07/2021 17:14 Giovanni Corriga <giovanni at corriga.net> wrote:
> >
> >
> > The next meeting of the UK Smalltalk User Group will be on Wednesday,
> July 30th.
> >
> > Russell Allen will talk to us about Self ( https://selflanguage.org/ (
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://selflanguage.org/__;!!DZ3fjg!uAGaIikRlcA8J7px6ecl5Wu1euT3d-s8fxPbG8041jKRhcmA8pp2ILp0KMNjAA5e9qIQOH8$)
> ). Dating back to the late 1980s, Self is a prototype based programming
> language and environment in the broader Smalltalk family. Although Self has
> always been a niche research system, its influence can still be seen in
> areas as diverse as the fast VMs of Java and Javascript, in the prototype
> semantics of Javascript, and in the Morphic user interface used by Squeak,
> Pharo and Cuis.
> >
> > Russell Allen ( https://twitter.com/russell_allen_ (
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://twitter.com/russell_allen___;!!DZ3fjg!uAGaIikRlcA8J7px6ecl5Wu1euT3d-s8fxPbG8041jKRhcmA8pp2ILp0KMNjAA5eb38PUBI$)
> ) has a background in law and computers and first came across Self in the
> late 1990s. Around 2008 he helped get Self running on Linux x86, set up the
> Self website and GitHub account, and for the last decade or so he has been
> helping keep Self as a project alive.
> >
> > In this talk, Russell will demonstrate Self as a running system,
> including the object semantics, language, and the multi-user Morphic
> development environment. He’ll talk about the current status of the project
> and the challenges it faces for the future.
> >
> > Given the current COVID-19 restrictions, this will be an online meeting
> from home. Please note that the meeting will start later than usual, to
> accommodate the speaker who will connect from Australia.
> >
> > If you'd like to join us, please sign up in advance on the meeting's
> Meetup page ( https://www.meetup.com/UKSTUG/events/cbklbrycckblc/ (
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.meetup.com/UKSTUG/events/cbklbrycckblc/__;!!DZ3fjg!uAGaIikRlcA8J7px6ecl5Wu1euT3d-s8fxPbG8041jKRhcmA8pp2ILp0KMNjAA5eghFu0T0$)
> ) to receive the meeting details. Don’t forget to bring your laptop and
> drinks!
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