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QOTW: "The most profound testament to Tcl's maintainers trustworthiness is
that they named the Tcl testing package 'tcltest' instead of 'testtcl'." - Roy
David Zolli shepherded a starpack into the Mac App Store, and
returned alive to tell the tale:
Tcl/Tk is part of the GSoC2011:
Students can apply through 8 April 2011:
How are starkits licensed? Answer: it depends:
'Know all those cool features that C++ and Java boast? Several
of them started as Tcl experiments:
The schedule for EuroTcl 2011 might still change--but only if you
speak up quickly:
Programmatic insertion of data into Excel? As usual, there's more
than one technique:
Thanks to Arjen Markus for his mostly-weekly Wiki reports:
Spring (or autumn) has just begun and now we are already preparing for
(Google's) summer (of code). Well, it doesn't hurt to look ahead - if
- An old page resurfaces: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/1322> deal with a
performance question - [catch] or [info]? There is a clear winner.
- The tree control widget has been updated. See <http://wiki.tcl.tk/6064>
- Inlining your source code could be advantageous for deploying it.
There are less files to worry about. This little program does the
hard work for you: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/28159>
- Leveraging gnocl widgets so that you can explore what gnocl is
all about ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/28158>
- Sometimes you need to store a lot of data in a compact way.
Is Tcl a suitable vehicle to do so? There are plenty of
solutions to chose from - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/4558> and
- Some confusion over how hard or how easy it is to add Tcl/Tk
to a C program. Do we really not have a proper tutorial for this?
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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