Squeak Alternatives

    Squeak is described as 'modern, open source, full-featured implementation of the powerful Smalltalk programming language and environment' and is an app in the Development category. There are eight alternatives to Squeak for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is F# (programming language), which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Squeak are React Studio (Freemium), Dolphin Smalltalk (Free, Open Source), Pharo (Free, Open Source) and Cuis (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

    1. F# is a succinct, expressive and efficient functional and object-oriented language for .NET which helps you write simple code to solve complex problems.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      React Studio lets you create components either visually or in code, then use them interchangeably in your designs. Customize your components with advanced property UIs and dynamic previews in the editing canvas.
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    2. Dolphin is a complete development IDE for Smalltalk targeted specifically at Microsoft Windows. It is capable of creating standalone GUI and console executables that will run on any version of Windows from XP up to the current Windows 10.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      Pharo is a pure object-oriented programming language and a powerful environment, focused on simplicity and immediate feedback (think IDE and OS rolled into one).
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
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      Cuis is an Open Source, multiplatform Smalltalk-80 system.
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    3. SqueakJS executes Squeak in a web page without a plugin. It is a fully capable virtual machine implemented in pure JavaScript running unmodified Squeak images. Squeak is a modern implementation of Smalltalk, the original dynamic object-oriented programming environment.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
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      • Online
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      • iPhone
      Smalltalk is an object-oriented programming (OOP) language. It is objects all the way down. Smalltalk’s purity and clarity in this regard made it the archetype for nearly all other OOP languages.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      HaverOnCuis – for short Haver – provides an opensmalltalkvm based Smalltalk with modules. Haver’s module semantics are inspired by Python’s modules and, to a greater extent, by Scheme’s module semantics.
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