Install

You can obtain Glamorous Toolkit in three ways: download a ready made distribution, loading the code in a Pharo image or manually downloading the image, vm and libraries.

Run alpha 64bit released

  1. Download the distribution specific to your system:

  2. Unzip in a separate directory.

  3. Run the GToolkit image with the Pharo executable.

    On Mac: Run the Pharo.app and point to the GToolkit image file. A note: after downloading it the first time, right click, then keep Alt pressed while choosing Open.

    On Windows: Run PharoConsole.exe GToolkit-FILENAME-DOT-IMAGE --interactive from the command line.

    On Linux: Run ./pharo GToolkit-FILENAME-DOT-IMAGE --interactive from the command line.

Load the latest alpha code in Pharo 8.0

  1. Get the latest VM of Pharo 8.0 specific to your system Win Mac Linux

  2. Get the latest Pharo 8.0 image

  3. Run the Pharo 8.0 image and execute the following code in the Playground (can take 10-20 minutes):

    EpMonitor current disable.
    [ 
      Metacello new
        baseline: 'GToolkit';
        repository: 'github://feenkcom/gtoolkit/src';
        load
    ] ensure: [ EpMonitor current enable ].
    #GtWorld asClass open.

    Executing the above code loads all code related to Glamorous Toolkit and the extra plugins for the Pharo virtual machine that enable glamorous rendering. It also opens a live document that provides a guided tour.

Manually install image, libraries and vm

This will allow you to load more code in the GToolkit image.

  1. Get the latest VM of Pharo 8.0 specific to your system Win Mac Linux

  2. Get the latest image release of GToolikt and one of the libriaries zip files specific to your system. For example, in Windows it would be GToolkit-64-v0.7.204-20190930210955.zip and libWin64-v0.7.204.zip.

  3. Unpack all 3 zip files (vm, image files and library files) in the same folder and run Pharo. The screenshot below shows a Windows instalation with all dlls, image, and vm files in the same folder.