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Discovering Smalltalk : The Benjamin/Cummings Series in Object-Oriented Software Engineering - Wilf R. LaLonde

Discovering Smalltalk

The Benjamin/Cummings Series in Object-Oriented Software Engineering

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Published: 10th January 1994
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An expert in Smalltalk, Lalonde provides an up-to-date introduction to this language in this comprehensive new book. Readers learn Smalltalk's syntax, library, and environment as well as fundamental programming and object-oriented development concepts. The author takes an experimental approach that encourages creative thinking and the use of different problem-solving techniques. This approach helps readers develop the skills and the confidence necessary for complex programming as they complete various programming exercises and analyze their results. Professor LaLonde enhances learning by including numerous screen captures throughout the book to show the results of each of the programming experiments. Additionally, a series of case studies demonstrate real-world applications of Smalltalk. Discovering Smalltalk is ideal both for those who have never programmed before and for experienced programmers who want to learn this powerful object-oriented language.

Foreword
Preface
The World of Mice and Windowsp. 1
The World of Messages, Receivers, and Selectorsp. 25
Simple Problem Solving Using Workspaces, Transcripts, and Variablesp. 71
The Mechanics of Browsersp. 115
The More Complex World of Methods, Classes, and Debuggersp. 141
Hierarchies of Classesp. 235
Object Containersp. 317
Evolutionary Software Development and Designp. 371
The Smalltalk Libraryp. 415
Window-Based Applicationsp. 507
Appendix: A Smalltalk Subsetp. 529
Glossaryp. 533
Indexp. 551
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ISBN: 9780805327205
ISBN-10: 0805327207
Series: The Benjamin/Cummings Series in Object-Oriented Software Engineering
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 10th January 1994
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 23.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.88