This short talk will survey the various persistence solutions for Smalltalk programs, particularly as used by Seaside web applications, including:
Each technology will be described with advantages and disadvantages, license issues, and current level of support, including compatibility with the various Smalltalk implementations, such as Squeak, VisualWorks, GNU Smalltalk, and GemStone/S.
Randal L. Schwartz is a renowned expert on the Perl and Smalltalk programming
languages, having contributed to a dozen top-selling books on the subject, and
over 250 magazine articles. Schwartz runs a Perl and Smalltalk training and
consulting company (Stonehenge Consulting Services, Inc of Portland, Oregon),
and is a highly sought-after speaker for his masterful stage combination of
technical skill, comedic timing, and crowd rapport. And he’s a pretty good Karaoke
singer, winning contests regularly.
Magazine articles and columns:
Regular contributor to online forums:
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