A good book on Squeak?
Kim.Rose at viewpointsresearch.org
Sat Mar 22 07:59:25 PST 2003
Hi, Susan -
I thought the book you mentioned, "...Squeak a quick trip to Object
Land" was part of that amazon.com list but perhaps not...thanks for
YES! We would love to see a more "media-directed" book, just like
you describe available as well...there is certainly a need for such!
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>From: "Kim Rose" <Kim.Rose at viewpointsresearch.org>
>To: <jaford at watford53.freeserve.co.uk>
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>Sent: Friday, March 21, 2003 11:39 PM
>Subject: Re: A good book on Squeak?
>> Hi, Jim -
>> Now, *there's* a question! Depends on where you are "coming from".
>> I'll point you to what I know is "out there" and then let you be the
>> judge of whether any are "good books on Squeak".
>I discovered a few days ago, in a parisian bookshop, a book I never heard
>"Squeak: a quick trip to object land".(Addisson Wesley)
>It's a good book if (like me), you came to squeak without knowing anything
>about smalltalk or object oriented programming. It is more a book about
>Smalltalk using Squeak than about Squeak itself, but it is a good thing for
>absolute beginners like me imho. Apparently, Etoys are not mentioned; there
>is a chapter at the end of the book about morphic, but I didn't read it
>I also use Mark Guzdial's book a lot, but I would love to see an even *more*
>multimedia book about Squeak, with more etoys, wonderland (3D), music and
>animation. Squeak seems to me to be like an open source Director (Etoys
>replacing the Macromedia interactive interface), and I would love to see a
>book dealing mainly with entertainment, games, cultural or artistic
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