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Squeak Class Size History
Last updated at 11:04 am UTC on 16 February 2017
See Squeak Versions for more detailed release notes on Squeak versions.



The other day I was comparing different Smalltalks with a friend to see how many classes it takes to have a certain amount of funcionality. For example, Little Smalltalk 4 has only 54 classes while Self 4.1.6 has 917 parent objects (more equivalent to traits than to classes).

So I took a look at the Squeaks I happened to have on my machine:
 Metaclass allInstances size

Squeak 1.16: 355 (adds color, sound and vm implementation to Apple Smalltalk-80)
Squeak 1.18: 305 (HyperSqueak eliminated)
Squeak 1.19b: won't run (Morphic and sockets added)
Squeak 1.2: won't run
Squeak 1.21: 390
Squeak 1.22: 398
Squeak 1.23: 403
Squeak 1.3: 482 (jitter, links in source, more music, more morph and a wikiwiki server)
Squeak 1.31: 496 (bug fixes)
Squeak 2.0: 512 (pluggable views, auto updates, MIDI)
Squeak 2.2: 668 (email and other stuff)
Squeak 2.3: 782 (vector graphics, web browser)
Squeak 2.5: 1006 (IRC, eToys, 3D+Alice)
Squeak 2.6: 1089 (plugins)
Squeak 2.7: 1170 (speech, several goodies)
Squeak 3.0: 1546 (morphic now default UI, Nebraska)
Squeak 3.2: 1770 (handwriting recognition, StarSqueak, MPEG player)
Squeak 3.4: 1811 (SqueakMap access)