Smalltalk YX

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Smalltalk YX (Syx)
Smalltalk YX icon
Developer(s) Luca Bruno
Initial release July 2, 2007 (2007-07-02)
Stable release 0.1.7 / June 7, 2008 (2008-06-07)
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Programming language
License MIT License

Smalltalk YX (Syx) is an open source programming language. It's an implementation of the Smalltalk-80 standard.

Syx is written in the C programming language and has the following purposes:

  • Readable code
  • Flexibility through easy creation of plugins
  • Highly portable
  • Optimized
  • Modern
  • Embeddable in C programs
  • Easy to use, powerful and well-structured environment
  • Small


One of the goals of Smalltalk YX is to be very portable and to have the image be compatible to all kind of systems. Currently tested platforms include:

Microsoft Windows


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