Instantiations was founded in 1988 as one of the most prominent Smalltalk product and consulting companies in the world.
Throughout various partnerships and acquisitions with companies like IBM® and Google®, Instantiations has continued to maintain and expand the VAST (VA Smalltalk) Platform, which provides mission critical software for both small companies and enterprise-grade applications across the globe.
Today, the VAST Platform has grown to support both Intel and ARM-based (32-bit, 64-bit) systems, which enables development for most hardware, including small IoT (Internet of Things) devices.
- VAST (VA Smalltalk) 9.2 Release
Experience the faster JIT-based virtual machines along with dozens of other enhancements.
Download VAST 9.2! View the Data Sheet and the Migration Guide PDF.
ESUG 2019 Recap
August 26 - 30, 2019
Camp Smalltalk August 24 - 25
If you couldn't attend, catch up on the VA Smalltalk news:
Company and Product Update
Learn more about Instantiations and what's coming up next for the VA Smalltalk product.
JIT Compilation for VA Smalltalk
New JIT Compiler with incredible performance in our upcoming 9.2 release! Virtual Machine now runs on ARM/ARM64. Massive improvements to our FFI.
Why is VA Smalltalk a great possibility for doing IoT and edge computing?
Cross-development, deployment tools and remote debugging for IoT devices make Smalltalk an ideal candidate for these applications.
Improving VA Smalltalk deployment, availability and scalability with Docker:
Ease of deployment, hardware optimization and reproducible processes are just a few of the advantages. Visit our GitHub repo for examples.
Unified Compression Streams:
Compression Streams now offer a unified API across in-memory, file and socket streams. High performing compression operations are composable, easily extendable. DEFLATE, GZip, LZ4, ZStandard, Brotli, Zip support comes out-of-the-box.
- GemTalk announces GemBuilder for VA Smalltalk - Community Edition
Read more about the Community Edition Licensing for GBS
- Download IBM Smalltalk Redbooks!
IBM’s Smalltalk Redbooks are now available for download from Instantiations’ website! Click here to check them out:
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