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Smalltalk is an object-oriented computer language designed specifically for a wide range of humans rather than a narrow group of computer specialists.

Smalltalk has comprehensive and mature class library (code) available for building enterprise systems. This object-oriented language is popular in businesses with complex application needs like telecommunications, banking and finance.


Smalltalk was created in the mid-70s at the famed Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). It was the first complete graphical object-oriented development environment produced.


Simple one liner to say Hello:

Transcript show: 'Hello, world!'.

Oracle connectivity[edit]

Smalltalk applications can access databases, including Oracle, using a JDBC API.

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