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Hello Planet GNOME,

I am happy to be included on Planet GNOME ;)

My name is Gwenael, I live in the North of France near Lille
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lille) and I am working
on an IDE for GNU Smalltalk (and thus improving the GTK binding
of GNU Smalltalk). GNU Smalltalk is a free implementation of the
Smalltalk language (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smalltalk).

Since two years I am working on this IDE named VisualGST
(https://github.com/MrGwen/gst-visualgst). The goal of
VisualGST is to provided modern all the widgets that
GTK has with the dynamicity of Smalltalk and also to
provide a nice experience for the user. So let me present
you VisualGST ;-)

VisualGST has all the tools needed to develop in Smalltalk, there is the main browser
on which you can add new classes, create new method and even inside evaluate code.
If you press it will open a transcript tool and workspace :

The workspace tool is used to evaluate freely code; you can print the result,
simply do the execution, debug the code or inspect the result. The transcript is
only used to display information (old Smalltalk stuff I admit it should replaced
with something more powerful). The inspector allows you to go inside an object
display the instance variables, also you can send message to the object and browse
the class too :

GNU Smalltalk also provides a Cairo binding with a tetris game ;-)

I'm also will be delighted to be included on Planet GNOME. Your website is absolutely new for me but I think I will be getting acquainted with it shortly. Moreover, I would like to introduce my website, follow custom paper to register.

As you I'm developing a kind of IED but for IEC 61850-6 SCL language (http://sourceforge.net/projects/opensclconfig), and after see your screenshots I found them fill of widgets, as good as you can arrange them, but in my opinion there are a lot of them (see at Anjuta first versions).

I'll redesing my window and dialogs in order to get more simple, jet powerfull, tools at hand without overload the user with lot of information. I would try to follow gnome-control-centre desing: bottons to show the part the user wants, showing just the minimal widgets required and bottons to show more and more details; and of course a back button.

Guided by HIG recommendations.

I would try to follow gnome-control-centre desing bottons to show the part the user wants showing just the minimal widgets required and bottons to show more and more details and of course a back button.college paper editing services

Nice remark, in fact I thing the same as you but never take the time to improve the UI. Here is the new UI prototype :


GST is a bit unfortunate name at first glance - I thought that it has something in common with GStreamer.

Also, lets hope Microsoft won't sue you for using their beloved VisualFoo name style. :)

Disclaimer: I can not even write Hello World in Smalltalk. :-)

What about Smalltalk support in Anjuta?

A small video showing how to do an Hello World
in Smalltalk with VisualGST:


Supporting Smalltalk in Anjuta makes for me no sens
I have everything in Smalltalk:

 parser, compiler, reflection, ...

creating a new class:

 Object subclass: #Person

for instance adding a new method:

 Person compile: 'firstname: aString

 firstname := aString'

inspecting an object:

 aPerson instVarNamed: 'address'.

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