Only 5 keywords. True complete reflective object model with the best developement tools. BioSmalltalk is released in a Pharo Smalltalk virtual image.
Enjoy the programming environment where technology has brought Generational Garbage Collection, Just-In-Time Compilation, Model-View-Controller, Unit Testing, Traits, Lightweight Classes, Refactoring Browser and Method-Wrappers.
In BioSmalltalk life scientists or non-professional programmers may develop fast without the complexities of typical programming environments.
Prototype freely your models with no need of a database to store your objects. Change a running program, change the implementation of a class while looking at a live instance of it.
BioSmalltalk relies on Pharo ecosystem well-known libraries like PetitParser, Roassal, XML Parsers, Zinc HTTP Components, Fuel, Numerical Methods, OS libraries, etc. No need to search and maintain library imports, file locations, folder structures, memorize commands, perform never-ending scrolling, declare types and casts, and no need to read endless manuals.