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QOTW: "I'm fairly sure UML is at least as good for you as studying
Latin." -- Robert L. Read
"If Tcl/Tk had a team of hired programmers that were *paid* to hack Tk,
so that they could eat, then I suspect we would have a feature-filled Tk.
I doubt the quality would be much better though." -- George Peter Staplin
POTW: GroovX is a sophisticated psycophysics framework.
Panedwindows manage one dimension at a time. Bryan Oakley and Jeff
Hobbs can do two.
C++ and Tcl can co-operate, in any of a number of ways. Maciej
Sobczak explains his approach.
Bob Techentin illustrates one specific case of the general pattern
of fortification of Tcl source against changes in platform,
situation, ... The instance at hand has to do with autotools.
FOSDEM has again offered the Tcl community a developers' room.
Bruce Hartweg and others resolve a mystery which touches on traces
types, and scope.
The width and height of a frame can be subtle qualifications.
Thanks to Arjen Markus for his report from the Wiki(s):
What delightful new pages: the first robot (that I know of) has come to
the Wiki as well as beautiful living crystals (well, patterns that
mimick crystalline growth). Anyway, time for a summary
Physics and mathematics:
- Create order out of chaos with just a simple rule ...
<http://wiki.tcl/tk/13085>> or go to the French wiki directly:
- Marco Maggi may call it a useless widgets package, but it is a delight
to see this robot arm ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/13084>>
- A classical construction with a triangle: find the circumcentre
- <http://wiki.tcl.tk/13044>> with a link to a further page ...
- A nice editor in Tcl, but prepare for a description in French,
- Here is an example of using the ASN module in Tcllib: parsing an
SSL certificate - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/13088>>
- We all think it is, but here it is written down: How Tcl is special
- Nevertheless, it is not always easy to convince others ...
- But perhaps this page offers a solution to the challenge ...
Everything Tcl-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in these
The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries
The Tcl Developer Site is Tcl's "home base".
Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher.
The Tcl Developer Xchange is a highly organized resource center
of documents and software with provisions for individuals to
maintain references to their own software:
The TDX sponsor, ActiveState, also keeps info to convince your
boss Tcl is a good thing
The Tcl'ers Wiki is a huge, dynamic, collaboratively edited repository
of documentation, examples, tutorials and pontifications on all things
For the ideal overview of the topics about Tcl most likely to
interest a newcomer, see "Arts and Crafts ..."
ActiveState maintains binaries distribution and development tools
along with a Cookbook of Tcl recipes
Cameron Laird tracks several Tcl/Tk references of interest
Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links
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