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QOTW: "The thing to remember about Computation Theory is that Turing Machines
don't have GUIs and they don't respond to external stimuli." -- Donal K. Fellows
"Programming: the only art form that fights back... =)" -- Larry Smith
POTW: People like Perl and PHP for DBI and the latter's convenient
database-awareness. People apparently don't realize that TclDB, at
0.9, is pure Itk, and handles roughly the same range of databases.
And TclDB builds in a graphical database designer!
Who better than Dennis LaBelle to explain exactly how to be
effective with freewrap?
tclodbc depends on g++ rather than gcc.
Hotkeys, shortcuts, icons, bindings, widget classes, actions,
...--Gerald Lester and Donald Arsenau provide practical advice
on making them work for you.
Sure, "Tcl-URL!" weekly celebrates clarity. A sufficiently
exasperating .sig can still encode executable line noise,
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
deli.cio.us presents an intriguing approach to reference commentary.
It already aggregates quite a bit of Tcl intelligence.
Cameron Laird tracks several Tcl/Tk references of interest
Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links
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