Blaine Buxton says just give it a shot:
Isn't it time to deal with complexity with a simple and powerful language? Read this article and realize Smalltalk could be used to fix the "complexity" problem by dealing with it instead of masking it with more complexity. IT systems are complex. You need a language that can deal with it: Smalltalk. If you want rising IT costs and complexity, do what everyone else is doing. Why not try something new, yet has had lots of time to mature
The worst that can happen? You'll decide on something else. Grab the download and have a look
[via James Robertson]
OK. I'm intrigued. Challenge accepted. Downloading as you are reading this...
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