Saturday, December 14, 2019
The Four Stages of Objective-Smalltalk
One of the features that can be confusing about Objective-Smalltalk is that it actually has several parts that are each significant on thei...
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Presenting (in) Objective-Smalltalk
2019 has been the year that I have started really talking about Objective-Smalltalk in earnest, because enough of the original vision is no...
Monday, November 11, 2019
What Alan Kay Got Wrong About Objects
One of the anonymous reviewers of my recently published Storage Combinators paper ( pdf ) complained that hiding disk-based, remote, and lo...
Thursday, November 7, 2019
One of the goals I am aiming for in Objective-Smalltalk is instant builds and effective live programming. A month ago, I got a package f...
Saturday, April 27, 2019
What's Going Down at the TIOBE Index? Swift, Surprisingly
Last month I expressed my surprise at the fact that Objective-C was recovering its rankings in the TIOBE index, not quite to the lofty #3 s...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Accessors Have Message Obsession
Just came across and older post by Nat Pryce on Message Obsession , which he describes as the opposite end of a spectrum from Primitive Obs...
Saturday, March 23, 2019
What's up at the TIOBE Index? Surprisingly, Objective-C
When Apple introduced Swift, Objective-C quickly dropped down from its number 3 spot in the TIOBE index. Way down. And it certainly seemed o...
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