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What is Amber?

Amber, formerly known as Jtalk, is an implementation of the Smalltalk-80 language. It is designed to make client-side development faster and easier. It allows developers to write client-side heavy web applications in Smalltalk.

Amber includes an integrated development environment with a class browser, workspace, transcript, object inspector and debugger.

Amber is written in itself, including the compiler, and compiles into efficient JavaScript, mapping one-to-one with the JS equivalent.

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Getting started

The Wiki on GitHub includes a Getting started tutorial for OSX, Linux and Windows.

If you're new to Smalltalk, You can learn it online with ProfStef.

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Client-side usage

Load the full Amber Smalltalk environment with the IDE in your page:

<script src="js/amber.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
		  <script type="text/javascript"> loadAmber()</script>

Or the deployment JavaScript file only (without the Smalltalk sources, parser, compiler and IDE):

<script src="js/amber.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
		<script type="text/javascript"> loadAmber({deploy: true})</script>