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QOTW: "I'll settle for a scripting language that runs everywhere."
-- David N. Welton
"[T]his newsgroup generally is biased toward simplicity and correctness."
-- Cameron Laird
POTW: "The Simple Library" by Juan C. Gil: "a library of commands and
utilities for Tcl development" written in pure Tcl.
Scrollbar stalls eventloop? If you're running Windows, yes it does!
How to remove minimize/maximize buttons in window? Several methods
are suggested for Windows, and the seeker is guided toward
enlightenment in the ways of window managers.
Common elements in list of list (aka intersection): it's not really
a Tcl problem, it's a programming problem, but we're so friendly that
we'll help out anyway. If Tcl gets improved along the way, so much
Automatically stopping and restarting a script (actually, the data
processing performed by a script) according to time of day.
TIP #142 "Search Path Variable to Lookup Command Names in Namespaces"
stirs up controversy. I see two camps: those who want to search "up"
the namespace hierarchy first, and those who want to search "down"
Newbies are often blissfully unaware of how much of Tk's magic is
based on the widget hierarchy. For example, a text widget handles
child buttons differently than sibling buttons.
Expect is *old*, yet still of vital interest. sh4d0wstr1f3
builds clever servers with it
and Guido Ostkamp wraps it up for Tclkit delivery
Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:
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
Google Groups archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts
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