VA Smalltalk Goodies

Instantiations provides some sample code and utilities (referred to as "Goodies") to you for your use free of charge, subject to certain terms and conditions, which apply no matter how you may have obtained the Code.  These "Goodies" are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind.

There are three types of Goodies you can download, listed below:

Downloadable files are zipped folders of code and documentation. Before downloading, read the license agreement »

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Instantiations Goodies

Goodies for VA Smalltalk which are being made available by Instantiations.


Hooks into VA Smalltalk's compression streams framework to provide high-performance
codecs and streams implementing the Zstandard lossless data compression algorithm.
For more information on Zstandard, see

Available at under Zstandard config maps

Available at


Community Goodies

Goodies for VA Smalltalk (and for earlier versions of VisualAge Smalltalk) which are being made available by members of the Smalltalk community.


Send and Receive e-mail to/from Smalltalk via POP3, SMTP and SMTP AUTH.

Available at under Obdobion, Eman config maps.

Available at

Tiny Encryption Algorithm

The JokXTEAEncryption goodie provides a sample implementation of the XTEA Encryption/Decryption algorithm (see It runs in ECB mode with 32 iterations. Its output has been validated using the Tools4noobs Online Encryption and Decryption Tools (see

The version of this code on VAStGoodies is NOT compatible with the version that was previously available here. If you have data encrypted with V1.1 of the code, you will need to decrypt your data with that version and then re-encrypt with this new VAStGoodies version.

Available at


Historical IBM Goodies

Goodies for earlier versions of VisualAge Smalltalk.

Library Browser

Utility to view the contents of a VAST repository. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)


A set of parts that allows you to include multimedia files in your application Learn more »

Code files (zipped)
(8 MB)

Notebook Settings View

The Notebook Settings Views Goodie allows VisualAge Smalltalk developers to switch between the current property settings or the former notebook settings views when double-clicking on a composition editor part. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Object Extender

Persistence framework. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Process Peek

Snapshots information about all of the sockets that are currently managed by your Smalltalk application and also information about all current processes.

Available at under AbxProcessPeek configuration map.

Available at

Remote UI

SST Remote Workspace and File Dialog.
Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Smalltalk Exchange

The Smalltalk Exchange Web service is a multi-tiered application that demonstrates interoperability between Smalltalk and Java using Web services.  Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Smalltalk Memory Consumption Analysis  (keStats)

Memory Consumption Analysis Discussion with demo Smalltalk Memory Monitor. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)


Extends the Server Smalltalk (SST) web application server to support for Java Server Pages (JSP), with Smalltalk as the JSP scripting language.    Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

SST Workload Balancer

Sample work load balancer for TCP Transport Programming Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Tivoli connection

Components for enabling development of VisualAge applications that are Tivoli management-ready Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Ultra Light Client (ULC)

Tool to support deployment of thin clients which manage the presentation portion of an application. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Visualization tools

The Visualization Tools enable you to analyze object activity and interaction. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Web Services Quick Tester

Demonstration of quick test of a Web service. A GUI is created from the WSDL and user-supplied inputs are serialized into SOAP messages. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Workspace Browser

Views multiple browsers in one window. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

Xalan-C++ open source XSLT processor Wrapper

Simple interface to the Xalan-C++ library functions. Learn more »

Code files (zipped)

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