[lively-kernel] Try DBJr (HyperCard-like stacks in Lively Kernel)

Casey ransberger casey.obrien.r at gmail.com
Wed May 2 21:49:04 CEST 2012

HyperCard, for every computer. Holy cow!

Oh the times they are a-changin'...

On Apr 30, 2012, at 2:39 PM, Ted Kaehler <Ted at vpri.org> wrote:

> DynaBook Junior (DBJr) is an end-user authoring system in the tradition of HyperCard, SuperCard, and Visual Basic.  If you remember HyperCard, you will recognize the concept of a page, a background, and a stack.  Load this page in Chrome:
> http://lively-kernel.org/repository/webwerkstatt/users/TedKaehler/DBJr%20stack.xhtml
> DBJr lets you store information freeform without the restrictions of a database.  You customize the action of a button by writing a script.  It is even possible to make games and other mini-applications.
> The world has a demo stack that explains DBJr.  You can make a new stack with
> $world.get("Stack").demo()
> From that stack, you can use the user interface to add and delete pages, drop in morphs of any kind, and move morphs to the background.
> I built DBJr originally in Squeak, and ported it to Lively Kernel. Many thanks to the Liver Kernel team.
> --Ted Kaehler.  (Viewpoints Research)
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