From the Back Cover
Start Developing Enterprise-Class Applications That Provide Real-World Solutions Now! Since Smalltalk is one of the fastest-growing object-oriented development languages in both large and small organizations, the demand for programmers with Smalltalk development skills is rising rapidly. Start boosting your own programming career today... by relying on this user-friendly guide to exploiting Smalltalk's powerful tools. You'll quickly progress from smalltalk basics to real-world applications development. Valuable guidelines for writing more productive code are provided in chapters that cover how to: Handle errors using Smalltalk's handling mechanism to eliminate most errors checking code; Change procedural code into object-oriented code... and eliminate procedural code from applications; Write multithreaded applications with semaphores and mutexes; Use the Model View Controller paradigm to split applications into pieces that each focus on the domain problem and user interaction. Guidance on how to improve software testing includes an example of a Test Manager you can build and use in your projects. Ready-to-use code examples on the disk included with the book will accelerate your Smalltalk programming proficiency.