[buug] features [Was: Smalltalk Event Downtown, Sunday 9 April]

Chris Cunnington brasspen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 18:51:46 PDT 2017

Yea, we certainly have continuations. There’s an application web server based on them called Seaside. 
http://www.seaside.st <http://www.seaside.st/> 

Come out to the event, I’ll show it to you. And how it’s influenced the project I’m working on. 
If you cannot make it, there’s information here on how Seaside works. 
http://www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/hirschfeld/seaside/tutorial <http://www.hpi.uni-potsdam.de/hirschfeld/seaside/tutorial>

Seaside is great to learn about continuations. As for making it a home for your next web project…
what would open source be without divided opinions and plans for alternatives? 
Definitely worth looking at, though. 



> On Mar 21, 2017, at 7:09 PM, Ian Zimmerman <itz at primate.net> wrote:
> On 2017-03-21 12:23, Chris Cunnington wrote:
>> The other reason is that Python and Javascript are going to get pretty
>> weird if you want to use continuations and such.  I subscribe that if
>> you want to reach the outer limits of exploring computer science
>> you’ll need a language like Smalltalk or Lisp.
> Does Smalltalk have built in continuations?  If yes that definitely
> qualifies as an answer to my question.  Although Python does have
> Twisted, which is not built in but comes as close to it as is possible
> on the library level.  With Javascript being even more FP flavored
> (according to its proponents anyway), I guess that a similar
> framework must exist in that realm too.
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