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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?

42 companies reportedly use Smalltalk in their tech stacks, including Leafly, CrowdStrike, and Scopely.


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Why developers like 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 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 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.
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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.
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Smalltalk's Followers
1 developers follow Smalltalk to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Sebastian Sastre