April 28, 2014 · 6:00 PM
At the time Kent Beck created the term extreme programming, he was in fact best known as an authority on the Smalltalk programming language.
Smalltalk introduced a radical form of object orientation,
that has greatly influenced most modern object oriented languages. In particular Ruby and Objective-C have adopted a number of its characteristics. The core idea is that anything you need in a programming language may be implemented and expressed only with objects and messages.
Come and see some fascinating examples of how this is possible!
Martin Skarsaune is a software developer at Kantega. His primary interests are core Java and programming languages.