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1.7 Autoload

Defined in namespace Smalltalk
Superclass: none
Category: Examples-Useful tools

I am not a part of the normal Smalltalk kernel class system. I provide the ability to do late ("on-demand") loading of class definitions. Through me, you can define any class to be loaded when any message is sent to the class itself (such as to create an instance) or to its metaclass (such as #methodsFor: to extend it with class-side methods).