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QOTW: "Tcl doesn't SEGV. Not for long, anyway. Nothing scrambles the
Tcl core team like a SEGV." - Colin McCormack
Thanks to Arjen Markus for his weekly summary of Wiki activity:
If you are not a sports fan or do not like watching winter sports,
a look at the Wiki will provide plenty of reading material.
- From IP address to the place of origin, only a few lines of
code and a table are required: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/8889>
- Keeping the connection between an external program and Tcl
open ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/1117> makes an appearance
after quite a few years.
- TclOO may be - quite intentionally - a bare bones
object-oriented extension, it can do lots of tricks,
with a little help: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/21595>
- The hash algorithm that has been part of Tcl for
so many years is under discussion: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/5164>
- Effective use of Tcl modules - use this template:
- Here is a financial application written in Tcl/Tk. Balance
your books! <http://wiki.tcl.tk/25736> contains the
- Extracting documentation from the source code with extras.
Quite a few tools are available (<http://wiki.tcl.tk/13009>
gives an overview) and Natural Docs is one -
Everything Tcl-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in these
The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries
comp.lang.tcl is a crucial resource for Tcl practitioners.
An interesting perspective on its traffic appears at
The Tcl Developer Site is Tcl's "home base".
Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher.
Tcl Developer Xchange sponsor, ActiveState, 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 ..."
There's also a high-quality Wikibook on Tcl:
ActiveState maintains binaries distribution and development tools
along with a Cookbook of Tcl recipes
"La Gazette du TÃ©cleux" is an important monthly publication.
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 (but
needs to validate many of the links).
Years ago, Cetus Links maintained a Tcl/Tk page with verified links
"Yahoo! Groups" archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts--even
though clta itself is dormant.
We're working on more useful archives of past installments. Dave
Williams generously is building up
and of course Google gives us
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