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QOTW: "After years using Tcl I still get surprised how other languages'
features can easily be reproduced here." - silas
Presentation proposals are all in; now it's time to
register for the upcoming Tcl/Tk Conference:
Kevin Walzer shares the abundance of Mac-based virtue in which
he dwells with his release of Tclapplescript 2.0 and
Cocoaprint 1.0, as well as 64-bit tclAE:
Tcl made "A GPS Data Display" easy to write, according to
Thanks to Arjen Markus for his mostly-weekly Wiki reports:
Today, incidentally "world left-handed people's day", and given the weather
in his part of the world, a day that also marks a definite end to the
summer, your chronicler picks up the Wiki summaries again ...
- Given the number of Tcl packages that deal with the problem,
the communication between two programs on different machines
keeps many people occupied - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/1077>
- Lovely those geological era ... And now there is this small program
to put them all in their place - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/26829>
- TclOO may be a bare-bones object-oriented part of Tcl, look
at what things are possible, with just a bit of magic:
- A program that learns? Yes, it is not that hard to
understand. This page contains the code and some sample
sessions - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/19894>
- Just a small experiment by yours truly, this program, but it
a look at both - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/26829>
- A nice little drawing tool, nothing fancy, but you can
make pretty pictures ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/15386>
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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