The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton Here’s how my adventure in the world of Smalltalk began. They began a few years ago after I had retired from programming and I wanted to do something to keep my mind active. A dear friend of mine […]

Thanks to GoFundMe contributors

I’d like to thank all the contributors who donated to my GoFundMe campaign for The James Robertson Memorial Programming Competition. They believed in the cause and I really appreciate that. Norman Branitsky Leandro Caniglia (President of FAST, Fundación Argentina de Smalltalk) Tim Mackinnon Kent Beck (yes, the Kent Beck!) Richard Sargent Erik Stel Alan Kay (yes, […]

Why is Object-Oriented Programming the standard paradigm for most software?

At the present time, object-oriented programming is the only known programming paradigm that makes writing massive software applications reasonably manageable, maintainable, and scalable. The two other major paradigms, procedural and functional, have been largely unproven in this respect and are not generally trusted for this scale of software engineering. However, I should point out that […]