VA Smalltalk V8.0 is now available for download

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VA Smalltalk V8.0 is now available for download

Postby wembley » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:02 pm

Instantiations is pleased to announce general availability of VA Smalltalk™ V8.0. Version 8.0 represents significant enhancements to our popular IDE, including:

  • Seaside 2.9 Core, jQuery, Scriptaculous, RSS, a porting layer and development tools.
  • Enhanced Web Services, including framework extensions such as support for "Document/literal" and "Document/literal wrapped" WSDL styles, a Web Services cookbook, and upgraded XML Basic Tools included in the product.
  • Enhanced IDE with tabbed browsers, use of native Windows® widgets, inspector improvements, a new Method List Pane, Text Pane, Version Graph Tab and more.
  • New documentation delivery system (web or local) with improved navigation, formatting and updated content.
  • A variety of enhancements and bug fixes throughout the product.

Instantiations' goal is to provide the industry's most powerful and commercially viable Smalltalk development environment. We invite you to download the latest version of VA Smalltalk to see for yourself:

If you do not currently have a Support and Maintenance Agreement for VA Smalltalk and would like to learn more, or are interested in additional licenses, please contact your Account Manager at or call +1-503-598-4900 or 800-808-3737.

We are excited to offer this new release and look forward to your feedback. Please contact us at or post your feedback here. We look forward to hearing from you.
John O'Keefe [|], Principal Smalltalk Architect, Instantiations Inc.
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Re: VA Smalltalk V8.0 is now available for download

Postby RobertShiplett » Wed Sep 09, 2009 8:32 am

I was so glad to hear of this in a 2009 ESUG podcast. Terrific! :D
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Re: VA Smalltalk V8.0 is now available for download

Postby louis_andriese » Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:48 am


You can find a report of John's talk at ESUG on Joachim Tuchel's blog at ... smalltalk/

Kind regards,

Louis Andriese
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