List of recommended books for Pharo

This list is based on and links to the books provided in the "Stef's Free Online Smalltalk Book" page assembled and provided by Stephane Ducasse.
Please also visit the original page.


Pharo books

Seaside books

Smalltalk books

Smalltalk by Example

Alex Sharp, McGraw Hill Text; ISBN: 0079130364, 1997.

This book covers all kinds of issues basic level, design, testing... I liked it a lot. The code and the book as a single file containing everything are available. Thank again Lukas Renggli for his effort for converting everything from Word. Thanks a lot Alec and thanks McGraw-Hill http://books.mcgraw-hill.com/ They were really nice with us so think about it if you hesitate to buy one of their books. Not all the publishers are that open-minded.


Smalltalk with Style

Edward Klimas, Suzanne Skublics and David A. Thomas. ISBN: 0-13-165549-3, Publisher: Prentice Hall, Copyright: 1996.

A great and small book that everybody should read. Thanks Ed, Suzanne and Dave to give it for free. Thanks Don for the OCR!


Inside Smalltalk (Volume One)

LaLonde, Wilf R. and Pugh, John R., Prentice-Hall, 1990, ISBN 0-13-468414-1

Thanks Don for the OCR!


Inside Smalltalk (Volume Two)

LaLonde, Wilf R. and Pugh, John R., Prentice-Hall, 1990, ISBN 0-13-468414-1

Thanks Don for the OCR!


The Art and Science of Smalltalk

Simon Lewis, Prentice-Hall 1995-1999

Many thanks to the original publishers of this book Prentice-Hall, the responsible of the HP series and Simon Lewis.


The Joy of Smalltalk

Ivan Tomek

An introduction to Smalltalk.


Smalltalk-80, Bits of History, Words of Advice

By Glen Krasner, Editor ISBN 0-201-11669-3. 344 pp. 1983

This book is for collectors. Thanks Glenn.


Smalltalk-80: The Language and its Implementation

By Adele Goldberg and DavidRobson; Xerox Palo Alto Research Center ISBN 0-201-11371-6. 344 pp. 1983

This book is for collectors.


Smalltalk-80, The Interactive Programming Environment

By Adele Goldberg ISBN 0201113724. 560 pp. 1983

This book is for collectors. Thanks Adele. Thanks Don for the OCR!


Smalltalk design pattern companion book drafts

Sherman Alpert, Kyle Brown, and Bobby Woolf. Addison-Wesley, 978-02011846241998.

The chapters listed here are not in their final form but more in draft form. Buy the book it is really excellent.


Smalltalk and Object Orientation: an Introduction

Springer-Verlag, ISBN 3-540-76115-2, 1997

This book provides a good survey of Smalltalk. Some information are now obsolete but it is still worth reading. Enjoy it. Thanks John www.johnhunt.info to support our request. We want to thank Springer Verlag Publishing for allowing us to give you this book for free.


The Taste of Smalltalk

Ted Kaehler and Dave Patterson, W W Norton & Co.; ISBN: 0393955052; (May 1986).

This book is for collectors. The quotes are really excellent. All the chapters are ready (except chap.2 for now) Enjoy it. (Scanned ... by Stef, Alex, Gabriela, and Lukas). Thanks Ted.


Smalltalk dialect specfic books

Squeak books