Last updated at 5:08 pm UTC on 16 January 2006
Genie is a character and gesture recognition system inside Squeak. It is completely configurable and allows you to control everything in Squeak by just using a pen.
Genie was part of Squeak 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5. In the process of modularizing the Squeak distribution, it was taken out of the base image. It hasn't yet reappeared on SqueakMap. It's not clear how to get Genie working in a modern image, due to various package breakage.
Genie's home is http://www.iam.unibe.ch/~schaerli/smalltalk/.
A complete Genie description can be found at http://www.iam.unibe.ch/~schaerli/smalltalk/genie/genieIntroduction.htm or in the class comment of the class AGenieIntroduction.
Ned Konz's newer version of Genie, along with Connectors integration, is in a Monticello repository at http://www.bike-nomad.com/squeak/monticello/Genie/
Collections of Genie gestures are packaged as "dictionaries". Here is a list of known Genie.