How to convince companies to try Smalltalk

  • I could work faster in Smalltalk thanks to live programming and live debugging.
  • I am not burdened with language quirks, which in my experience are plentiful in Python.
  • Moving away from the file-based development model feels modern and less cumbersome. Navigating long reams of code in source code files seems retrogressive.
  • Image-based development offers so many advantages such as saving and restoring my work at exactly the point where I left off in the program execution. The Smalltalk image is also portable.


The best way to spread the goodness of Smalltalk programming is to persuade prospective corporate IT departments to try a pilot project using Smalltalk. Seeing is believing.



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