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Squeak

(language)
1. <graphics>

["Squeak: A Language for Communicating with Mice", L. Cardelli et al, Comp Graphics 19(3):199-204, July 1985].

See Newsqueak.

2. A Smalltalk implementation and a media authoring tool by members of the original Xerox PARC team which created Smalltalk (Alan Kay, Dan Ingalls, et al). Squeak is an open-source implementation, with a highly portable virtual machine implemented in a subset of Smalltalk (translated into C and compiled by a C compiler of the target platform).

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Squeak

An open source, full-featured implementation of the Smalltalk programming language that is widely used in multimedia applications and educational teaching projects. Squeak is object-oriented and reflective, and it includes class libraries and virtual machine plug-ins for numerous multimedia programs. The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative utilizes Squeak in its Etoys application for learning science and math. For more information, visit www.squeak.org. See Smalltalk and OLPC.
References in classic literature ?
Squeak, squeak, squeak, without a gesture, without a stir--the horrible squeaky burlesque of professional jealousy--this man of a sinister alliterative nickname, this executioner of revolutionary verdicts, the terrifying N.N.
"To the chambers of O-Mai the Cruel I traced them," squeaked I-Gos.
The 20-year-old named Munu had gone blind from detached retinas probably caused by fights with other SQUEAKS: males.
TAll houses have squeaks and groans but this was different.
Also, it's not just the fact that the ball squeaks that makes it special, it's how Planet Dog made the ball squeak that's extra cool.
He kind of squeaks, which is so unsexy and not very manly either.
PS149.99, www.toysrus.co.uk THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR TUMMY TIME PLUSH CATERPILLAR THIS large Tummy Time Caterpillar is designed to stimulate baby's senses and encourage early development and features music, rattles, crinkles and squeaks, plus textured rings and fabrics.
PS149.99, www.toysrus.co.uk THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR TUMMY TIME PLUSH CATERPILLAR THIS large TUMMYT Time Caterpillar is designed to stimulate baby's senses and encourage early development and features music, rattles, crinkles and squeaks, plus textured rings and fabrics.
As the creature squeaks with pleasure in his direction, Sir David happily squeaks back.
Identify where the squeaks are and lift up the board.
Only minutes later, the phone rang and on picking it up I was greeted by two squeaks, the first of higher pitch than the second, that used to be used to indicate an incoming fax.
She and her team have found that by isolating the source of squeaks and rattles through software analysis, automotive designers can come closer to doing away with the problem.