Squeak-like environment for Python?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Thu Jun 5 11:01:51 CEST 2008


Jumping Arne wrote:

> I've been playing with Squeak a bit and I really like the persistent
> storage model, I also liked HyperCard and Frontier (well, the persistent
> storage model at least).
> 
> I wonder if there is some similar environment but based on python, I would
> like to use this environment not as a development environment but as a
> platform for storing data etc - much like HyperCard.
> 
> I found a few postings about such an environment:
> 
> <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/edu-sig/2006-April/006226.html>
> 
> but it looks like nothing happened.
> 
> pythoncard doesn't seem to have the persistent storage model

What about ZODB? You can use that to store (more or less) arbitrary objects.
Maybe that can be a foundation, if you throw in 

http://nodebox.net/code/index.php/Home

it might be similar to squeak (I only dimly remember what squeak as a whole
is though - smalltalk & easy multimedia I remember)

Diez



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