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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent introduction to Smalltalk
Patrick Henry Winston has done it again. Not just a very good book for the novice at Smalltalk but also a good introduction to OO programming. His unmistakeable writing style manages to make what is potentially a dry subject into a very enjoyable and worthwhile read. Highly recommended.
Published on 21 April 1999

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3.0 out of 5 stars Uninspiring
This book is OK for teaching Smalltalk basics and the format of very small concise chapters works quite well. However the content is dry and sorry to say boring. The example application is terse and not a great example of what Smalltalk can do. The book is based around Smalltalk Express and the URL's for downloading a copy are obsolete. I only found the first half of the...
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent introduction to Smalltalk, 21 April 1999
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This review is from: On to Smalltalk (Paperback)
Patrick Henry Winston has done it again. Not just a very good book for the novice at Smalltalk but also a good introduction to OO programming. His unmistakeable writing style manages to make what is potentially a dry subject into a very enjoyable and worthwhile read. Highly recommended.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellently Written, 12 Nov 2001
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Not only a good introduction to Smalltalk, but excellent technical writing. If you don't learn Smalltalk may be you'll learn something about writing instead.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Uninspiring, 15 Jun 2001
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This book is OK for teaching Smalltalk basics and the format of very small concise chapters works quite well. However the content is dry and sorry to say boring. The example application is terse and not a great example of what Smalltalk can do. The book is based around Smalltalk Express and the URL's for downloading a copy are obsolete. I only found the first half of the book useful. A satisfactory starter but it left me with many unanswered questions.
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