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John K. Ousterhout, Ken Jones
The world's #1 Tcl/Tk tutorial, now thoroughly updated for the brand-new Tcl 8.5, written by the creator of Tcl • •Perfect for newcomers who want to master Tcl/Tk 8.5 fast - and experienced Tcl/Tk programmers who want to master its advanced features. •Includes unsurpassed coverage of Tcl 8.5's updated C programming interface. •Straightforward, concise, and packed with reliable code examples. Tcl and the Tk Toolkit, Second Edition is the fastest way for newcomers to master Tcl/Tk. And it's also the most authoritative resource for experienced Tcl/Tk programmers who want to master Tcl's important C interfaces, both to integrate Tcl/Tk code with C applications, or to create new Tcl/Tk commands. Co-authored by Tcl/Tk creator John Osterhout, it shares the extraordinarily clarity and careful organization that made the First Edition a worldwide Tcl/Tk best-seller, while incorporating substantial updates for the brand-new Tcl/Tk 8.5. For newcomers, it offers a lucid introduction to the language and its key features, as well as practical, hands-on guidance for developing production applications. For experienced Tcl/Tk programmers, it presents unsurpassed coverage of Tcl/Tk's C interfaces, with examples of using C to create new Tcl commands, and integrating Tcl with existing C applications. (A bonus section on using Tcl/Tk interfaces to develop custom Tk widgets is available for download.)
Brent B. Welch, Ken Jones, Jeffrey Hobbs
The world's #1 guide to Tcl/Tk has been updated to reflect Tcl/Tk 8.4's powerful improvements in functionality, flexibility, and performance. Brent Welch, Ken Jones, and Jeffrey Hobbs, three of the world's leading Tcl/Tk experts, cover every facet of Tcl/Tk programming, including cross-platform scripting and GUI development, networking, enterprise application integration, and much more. Coverage includes: systematic explanations and sample code for all Tcl/Tk 8.4 core commands; complete Tk GUI development guidance - perfect for developers working with Perl, Python, or Ruby; insider's insights into Tcl 8.4's key enhancements - VFS layer, internationalized font/character set support, new widgets, and more; definitive coverage of TclHttpd web server (written by its creator); new ways to leverage Tcl/Tk 8.4's major performance improvements; and advanced coverage - threading, Safe Tcl, Tcl script library, regular expressions, and namespaces. Whether you're upgrading to Tcl/Tk 8.4, or building GUIs for applications created with other languages or just searching for a better cross-platform scripting solution, Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk, Fourth Edition delivers all you need to get results.
John K. Ousterhout
This book introduces TCL, a programming language, and TK, a toolkit. Together they provide a simple yet powerful programming environment for developing and using windowing applications under the most current release of the X Window System. TCL and TK make it possible for novices to create graphical applications in just a few hours, while providing experts with sophisticoted features that go far beyond the capabilities of other toolkits.
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1: Tcl/Tk Features Chapter 2: The Mechanics of Using the Tcl and Tk Interpreters Chapter 3: Introduction to the Tcl Language Chapter 4: File System, Disk I/O and Sockets Chapter 5: Using Strings and Lists Chapter 6: Basic list, array and dict Chapter 7: Advanced List, array and dict Chapter 8: Procedure Techniques Chapter 9: Namespaces Chapter 10: Basic TclOO Chapter 11: Advanced TclOO Chapter 12: Packages and modules Chapter 13: Introduction to Tk Graphics Chapter 14: Overview of the canvas Widget Chapter 15: The text widget and htmllib Chapter 16: Themed Widgets Chapter 17: Tk Megawidgets Chapter 18: Writing a Tcl Extension Chapter 19: Extensions and Packages Chapter 20: Programming Tools Chapter 21: Debugging and Optimization techniques Chapter 22: Tips and Techniques .