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ST 4U 339: Loading Code from a DAT File

February 1, 2013 14:00:40.682

Today's Smalltalk 4 You looks at loading arbitrary packages into VA when you just get the .DAT file. If you have trouble viewing it here in the browser, you can also navigate directly to YouTube. To watch now, click on the image below:

Loading DAT Files.

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Today we'll take a look at loading Goodies for VA Smalltalk that aren't in the VAST Goodies web app - typically, zipped .dat files. We're looking at one from the Instantiations site:


Once you unzip the file, simply open the Applications (Or Config Maps) browser, and import:


Hit Ok to skip the IP address query. Select the file to import next:

Import file

Import all the versions want by moving them to the right, and hitting Ok. Then look in the tools:


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