Archive for July, 2010

Croquet in Squeak 4.1

July 29, 2010

Wow! Looks like the Cobalt folks have been making huge headway with moving Croquet forward to Squeak 4.1. Nikolay Suslov just posted on his blog that he’s got it running! Here is a screenshot from his site:

Croquet in Squeak 4.1

Croquet in Squeak 4.1

That’s wonderful news! Together with our just announced Seaside images this will make Squeak 4.1 more attractive than ever.

New Squeak 4.1 / Seaside Images

July 24, 2010

Good news, we just finalized a series of preloaded Seaside images on This became necessary since is no longer accessible and consequently our instructions for installing Seaside in Squeak were out-of-date. The new images fix this problem and provide an easy install (for new users; this includes image, sources, vms etc. in an all-in-one setup) as well as an expert install (which just includes the images):

In addition, we now also provide 2.8 based images for people who have existing Seaside 2.8 applications in older versions in Squeak:

Here is a screenshot of the welcome screen:

Seaside 3.0 in Squeak 4.1

Seaside 3.0 in Squeak 4.1

Oh, and if you want to load Seaside 2.8 / 3.0 into your custom Squeak variants; the above images include instructions about how they were created so you should be able to apply the same procedure to your own images.

SqueakSSL released

July 19, 2010

I’ve just released a bit of work that I had been working on for a while. SqueakSSL is a plugin based interface to the native SSL/TLS facilities on your platform. On Windows, it uses the SChannel SSPI and on Unix it uses the OpenSSL implementation. The Mac’s still out there but I’m hoping that the OpenSSL version will work there too.

The official announcement is here: [ANN] SqueakSSL – a platform interface for SSL/TLS