Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Jan 5)

Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Jan 5)

Post by John Sea » Tue, 06 Jan 2004 23:34:17

OTW: "Of course in Tcl, we can do whatever we want."
-- Benjamin Riefenstahl

"I will not mix string and list commands in TCL"
-- Phil Powell

POTW: Tcl Windows API (TWAPI) 0.2 by Ashok P. Nadkarni. "The Tcl Windows
API (TWAPI) extension provides access to functions in the Windows API from
within the Tcl scripting language. The extension targets the Windows NT
family (NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows 2003), and is not
supported on the Windows 95/98/ME platforms."

Windows vs. Tcl in an "exec $env(COMSPEC) /c" grudge
match: who can escape the parentheses of death?

Tcl bit shifting inherits oddness from the underlying C.
Is that good, bad, or indifferent?

Cutting and pasting text tags between text widgets:

A community service reminder: Trim your replies! Thank you.

Thanks to Arjen Markus for his summary of recent Wiki contributions:
There was a slight lapse in activity during the end of last year, but the
Wiki is being updated at its usual pace again. So, without further ado:
here is the summary!

A surge of control structures:
Tcl allows you to build your own control structures, well, here are
a few pages that show you how:
- Control structures (almost) the way Icon does them:

- Control structures (almost) the way Edsger Dijkstra proposed them:

- The mysteries of the return command demystified: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/1044>

- I suppose an input parser can be called a control structure too,
so here it is: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10597> (And please: note also the
link to Yeti ...)

Languages and libraries:
- Rtcl allows you to run the R language via Tcl: any one interested in
statistics should at least have a look - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10619>

- Can anyone help to create Icon/Snobol-like pattern matching in Tcl?

- It was hidden under an inconspicuous name, "dali", but it seems a very
useful library for video, audio and image data - <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10603>

- A beautiful collection of buttons, just staring at the screenshots is
an esthetic experience of sorts: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10627>

A few techniques:
- Viewing the objects created via Snit ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/9764>

- Serialising a widget ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/9178>

- Now you see me as an icon, now you don't ... <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10585>

For the eye and the ear:
- A long-running research project regarding embryology that uses Tcl/Tk
a lot. Really a lot: <http://wiki.tcl.tk/10598>

- Record the radio programs that are on the air while you are sound asleep
- <http://wiki.tcl.tk/8583>

Everything Tcl-related you want is probably one or two clicks away in these
The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries

The Tcl Developer Site is Tcl's "home base".

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Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Jan 5)

Post by glenn » Sat, 08 Jan 2005 08:35:27

> QOTW: "For me stubs is simply a brilliant feature of tcl." --
Georgios Petasis
Some days I think I'm pretty handy with Tcl and others I realise how
little I know.

I know stubs is something I need to specify in my project settings when
using the Tcl / C interface but thats about it.