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Re: is it worthwhile to learn smalltalk ?

by fx (Pilgrim)
on Jan 08, 2004 at 21:43 UTC ( [id://319966] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to is it worthwhile to learn smalltalk ?

I, too, would like to say that learning Smalltalk is a good exercise. I took it on after I learnt C and then I discovered Objective-C. Now that was fun :)

I've never found work with Smalltalk (or Obj-C for that matter) and I don't know whether there is much call for it. I work for one of those big "blue chip" companies that are always advertising on Jobserve, etc. They like big well know things from big manufacturers so there is a lot of call for Java, C++ and .NET. Perl, for my company at least, is extravagant - I don't think I'll ever see them approaching me for Smalltalk :)

However, getting back on-topic (loosely though it is :), I'd say go for it - it really helps with OO thinking.

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Re^2: is it worthwhile to learn smalltalk ?
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 05, 2012 at 07:31 UTC
    HI, NOw in this current generation working on small talk is good for a java programmer to begin the career in opps as there is no much much opportunities in an organization for java