Practical Programming in Tcl and Tk, 4th Edition
©2003 |Pearson | Available
Brent Welch, Xerox, Palo Alto Research Center, CA
Ken Jones, Sun Microsystems
©2003 |Pearson | Available
Appropriate for all courses in Tcl/Tk scripting, and many courses in Unix shell scripting.
Practical Programming in Tcl/Tk, Fourth Edition is the definitive guide to Tcl/Tk programming for developers at all levels—including experienced Perl and Python programmers who want to use Tk to build high-quality, cross-platform user interfaces. Thoroughly updated for Tcl/Tk 8.4, this book brings together comprehensive, authoritative coverage of every Tcl and Tk command in the core toolkits, along with detailed examples that demonstrate the best ways to use the Tcl/Tk toolkit. Extensive new Tcl/Tk 8.4 coverage includes: the Tcl/Tk virtual filesystem (VFS); spinbox, panedwindow, labelframe, and other new widgets; and improved internationalization support. The book includes an exceptionally clear introduction to the unique Tcl programming model, as well as practical coverage of cross-platform development for Unix, Windows, and Macintosh; Web application development with the TclHttpd web server; and much more. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all sample code from the book, as well as the latest binary distributions of Tcl/Tk, Tcl extensions, and an extensive collection of Tcl/Tk freeware.
Sample chapter is available for download in PDF format.
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The classic bestseller on Tcl/Tk -- and the most complete reference -- has been updated to version 8.4!
° Previous edition sold over 20,000 copies domestically — 30,000 worldwide!
° Updated for Tcl/Tk 8.4–comprehensive and accurate coverage of every Tcl and Tk command
° CD-ROM includes all code plus binary distributions of Tcl/Tk, Tcl extentions and tools
Teaches students Tcl/Tk programming techniques and language features that will be current for many years to come.
List of Examples.
List of Tables.
I. Tcl BASICS.
II. ADVANCED Tcl.
III. Tk BASICS.
IV. Tk Widgets.
V. Tk DETAILS.
VI. C Programming.
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BRENT B. WELCH is a software architect at Panasas, and former researchengineer at Sun Microsystems and Xerox® PARC. He served as senior webengineer at Scriptics, and has been involved in Tcl and Tk from theirearliest days, developing major Tcl applications such as the exmh email userinterface and TclHttpd web server.
Ken Jones has provided training and documentation for software developersfor almost 20 years. He has specialized in the Tcl/Tk language since 1998.
Jeffrey Hobbs is a member of the Tcl Core Team and the release manager forTcl/Tk core. As Senior Developer at ActiveState, he is technical lead forTcl technologies. He served as Tcl Ambassador for Scriptics, and maintainsthe Tk Usage FAQ.
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