This is placeholder text. You will see this text if you're reading this post from the blog's main page or RSS feed. Go on, click on the post's title to see Jtalk in action.
If you see a "Hello World" message in the above paragraph, you're seeing Jtalk in action. The HTML head contains this line:
The HTML body source for the Hello World paragraph looks like this:
Not surprisingly, SmdwHelloWorld's renderOn: method looks thusly:
Seems lots of Smalltalkers don't read Planet Smalltalk. The aggregator has been syndicating Peter Fisk's description of QuickSilver Smalltalk for some time, but many pharo-project readers don't seem to know about it, judging by the reaction on that mailing list to the announcement of Jtalk.
There are several ways to do Smalltalk code syntax highlighting on a web page. Pier has Pier-Shout, found on Lukas Renggli's Monticello repository. For browser-side highlighting, there are Alex Gorbatchev's Syntax Highlighter and Software Maniacs' highlight.js.
This site is using highlight.js. It is loaded in my Smalltalk rendering code thusly: