Pharo Smalltalk

Smalltalk Performance

Updated Sept 24 2008: extract from old article.

One of the more popular classes in any OO environment is the Process class. The Squeak implementation of Smalltalk even has a special OSProcess plugin to the virtual machine ( VM ) that provides 'eyeball-to-eyeball' OS level support for threads. I keep trying to come up with big XML workloads to test the limits of the stdin/stdout channels.

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