Welcome to the twenty-fifth issue of De Programmatica Ipsum, starting our third volume with a rediscovery of Smalltalk. In this edition:
- Graham explains that Smalltalk was not a “pink plane” improvement.
- Adrian dipped his toes in Smalltalk and wrote about the experience.
- In the Library section, Graham enumerates the greatest contributions of Kent Beck to software engineering.
Cover image: August 1981’s edition of Byte Magazine about Smalltalk, freely available online.