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Smalltalk

An object-oriented, dynamically typed reflective programming language
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What is Smalltalk?

It is an object-oriented, dynamically typed reflective programming language. It was created as the language underpinning the "new world" of computing exemplified by "human–computer symbiosis". It was designed and created in part for educational use, specifically for constructionist learning.
Smalltalk is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.

Who uses Smalltalk?

Companies
43 companies reportedly use Smalltalk in their tech stacks, including CrowdStrike, Improbable, and ServiceTitan.

Developers
10 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Smalltalk.

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Why developers like Smalltalk?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Smalltalk
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Smalltalk's Features

  • Object-oriented
  • Dynamically typed
  • Reflective programming language

Smalltalk Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Smalltalk?
Java
Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!
Ruby
Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
Self
It is a prototype-based dynamic object-oriented programming language, environment, and virtual machine centered around the principles of simplicity, uniformity, concreteness, and liveness.
Objective-C
Objective-C is a superset of the C programming language and provides object-oriented capabilities and a dynamic runtime. Objective-C inherits the syntax, primitive types, and flow control statements of C and adds syntax for defining classes and methods. It also adds language-level support for object graph management and object literals while providing dynamic typing and binding, deferring many responsibilities until runtime.
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Smalltalk's Followers
11 developers follow Smalltalk to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Eduard Popa
Björn Eiderbäck
Ali Hassan
Alex Ibrahim Kamara
Esteban Maringolo
arjenjb
Mike Davis
Jonathan van Alteren
John Alton
Charles Magid