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A Smalltalk Quick Reference Guide

This page is simply a collection of tips and reminders to help you get started with Smalltalk.

Objects, Messages and Methods

Symbols In Smalltalk

Unary/Binary/Keyword Messages

    1. Left to right
    2. Parenthetical statements are resolved
    3. Unary messages
    4. Binary messages
    5. Keyword messages
As you can see, order of operations ignores mathematical conventions. If you type "x := 1 + 2 * 3", you will see that the value of x will be 9 instead of 7. Be sure to use parentheses whenever you are unsure of the order of operations in Smalltalk.

Useful Definitions

Miscellaneous Reminders

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