Smalltalk variant that runs atop any Java virtual machine (VM) conforming to Sun Java specifications; has some Java features to better support integrating the two languages, declarative language model. [Open Source, BSD-like]
Bistro = Smalltalk over Java
Paper introducing Bistro language, compares it to Smalltalk, Java. Original motives, directions for language creation. By Nik Boyd.
Bistro Frequently Asked Questions.
Java Platform Language Neutrality
Nik Boyd paper considers criteria to assess language neutrality of a software development platform. Response to Roger Sessions.
Nik Boyd - Papers
Draft and published papers by Bistro creator. Links to documents.
The Bistro Programming Language
Article reprint from Dr. Dobb's Journal. Reviews the language. [Developer::Pipelines]