“New” Tanker – current status

Both ESUG 2012 and GSoC have finished. At ESUG I gave a presentation about Fuel/Tanker (sorry, no slides because it was all demo). I also presented Tanker in the ESUG Awards….we got the 4th place, and only 8 points of difference with the 3er place 🙂   Anyway…I wanted to make public what exactly we … More “New” Tanker – current status

Tanker screencast and image ready for testing

Hi guys. Last days, we submitted Tanker to the ESUG Innovation Technology Awards. As part of that submission, I have created a screencast and an image with the examples. The screencast gives you an introduction to Tanker and shows you how to export and import packages. I starts with a simple example, then it exports a … More Tanker screencast and image ready for testing

Tanker: transporting packages with Fuel

Hi all. You may have noticed that Tanker is starting to appear in some mails or in the Pharo issue tracker. Tanker is a project that Martin and I have been developing for a while and we are going to submit it this year to ESUG Innovation Technology Award. Therefore, I thought it would be … More Tanker: transporting packages with Fuel

Reviving CI test failures in local machine

The problem These days, most serious software developments include a Continuous Integration server which runs tests. A problem appears when tests fail in the server but they do not fail locally. There can be differences in the used operating system, virtual machine, configuration, etc. Let’s take as an example the Jenkins server of Pharo. We … More Reviving CI test failures in local machine

My (past) presentations at PharoConf and (future) talk at ESUG 2012

Hi. As usual, I wanted to share with you the slides of my last talks in case you are interested. PharoConf Last month I went to the first PharoConf held in Lille, France, and I gave to talks. One was about using the Fuel serializer for several different hacky things 🙂  You can find the … More My (past) presentations at PharoConf and (future) talk at ESUG 2012

Building Pharo from PharoKernel in 10 seconds

Hi. Last week I was playing with Pharo kernel images and I thought it could be interesting to document here what we (I am not alone!) were doing. First, the context: Context of Pharo, PharoCore and PharoKernel In older versions of Pharo, there were always 2 distributions: Pharo (a.k.a PharoDev) and PharoCore. The latter was … More Building Pharo from PharoKernel in 10 seconds

Moving contexts and debuggers between images with Fuel

Hi guys. During ESUG 2011, at the Awards, I was showing Fuel. The week before such event I was thinking what I could show to the people. This was a challenge because showing a serializer can be plain boring. I was working at home that afternoon, and suddenly I thought: “What happens if I try … More Moving contexts and debuggers between images with Fuel

Interview about Fuel for ClubSmalltalk

Hi guys. ClubSmalltalk is a very nice website which has a lot of information regarding Smalltalk. You can see interviews, posts, jobs offers, etc. There is also a mailing list in Spanish which has been the most active Smalltalk/Spanish mailing list in the last years. Anyway….you can see it all by yourself in the website. … More Interview about Fuel for ClubSmalltalk