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Smalltalk/V is a Smalltalk development system from Digitalk.


It was originally introduced in 1984/85 as Methods, a Smalltalk-80 compatible system for PC-DOS that supported text windows but not mice or graphics. In 1986 a version that supported graphics was introduced in the form of Smalltalk/V, and that was later updated with "Smalltalk/V 286" that supported the larger memory addressing capabilities of the 286 and then in 1989 with Smalltalk/V PM.


  • Methods 1.1 (1985)
  • Release 1.2 (1986)
  • Release 2.0 (1988)

Add on systems

  • AM/ST - Configuration management system for Smalltalk/V - Commercial
  • Silence - Versioning and source code control system for Smalltalk/V - Commercial
  • Synopsis - Automatic document creator
  • VOSS - Database/transaction/object persistence system - Commercial/open source
  • WindowBuilder Pro - Simplifies the creation of user interfaces.


Licence and availability

Discontinued commercial software

1991 price list
  • US$150 Smalltalk/V
  • US$385 Smalltalk/V 286