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Tcl-URL! Weekly Tcl News and Links (August 19)

Aug 21, 2002, 03:00 (0 Talkback[s])

QOTW:  "When you compare what's offered at Tcl conferences with the cost
of most commercially available training (in things like javascript and
java, e.g.), it's a bargain."  Devin Eyre

"Coding simple functions in Tcl is approximately 10 times faster [as
compared to C] for a programmer who is experienced in Tcl and C." 
Heinz-Detlev Koch        


    Richard Suchenwirth and Rolf Ade show how easy it is to
    create "a little XML browser" in a few lines of Tcl.
        http://wiki.tcl.tk/3884

    Kristen Nygaard dispatches no more methods.
        http://www.n-tv.de/3057270.html          

    Donal K. Fellows provides an initial implementation of
    "Bayesian Spam Filtering" in Tcl.
        http://wiki.tcl.tk/3901
        http://www.paulgraham.com/spam.html

    Tips for writing Tcl scripts that will be run out of inetd.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=ef5422f856272b2d

    Examples of how to append text to a text widget such that
    newly appended text gets the same tags that were previously
    in place at the end of the text widget.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?th=326680a4b091c57d

    Why does Richard Suchenwirth give us so much code?
        http://www.unixreview.com/documents/s=7458/uni1026831949806/

    Netcetera AG transfers Websh to the Apache Software Foundatin's
    Tcl group, and version 3.5 is released.
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=pgpmoose.200208141016.14276%40despot.non.net
        http://tcl.apache.org/websh/

    Artur Trzewik releases version 0.32 of XotclIDE an "integrated
    (interactive) development enviroment for XOTcl ... [a] highly
    flexible object oriented extension of Tcl."  XOTclIDE provides
    (among many other things) a "Smalltalk like programming enviroment."
        http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=pgpmoose.200208141234.15128%40despot.non.net
        http://www.xdobry.de/xotclIDE/


Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:

    The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries
        http://www.purl.org/net/tcl-welcome

    Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher
        http://www.purl.org/NET/Tcl-FAQ/

    Brent Welch maintains "The Tcl Developer Xchange", a highly
    organized resource center of documents and software with
    provisions for individuals to "set up a link to your software
    and update ... as you release new versions."
        http://www.tcl-tk.net/resource/
    The Xchange sponsor also keeps info to convince your boss Tcl
    is a good thing
        http://www.tcl-tk.net/scripting/      

    The Tcl'ers Wiki is a huge, dynamic, collaboratively edited repository
    of documentation, examples, tutorials and pontifications on all things Tcl.
        http://wiki.tcl.tk/0
    For the ideal overview of the topics about Tcl most likely to
    interest a newcomer, see "Arts and Crafts ..."
        http://wiki.tcl.tk/969

    ActiveState Tools maintains a Cookbook of Tcl recipes
        http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Tcl

    NeoSoft has a comp.lang.tcl contributed sources archive
        http://www.neosoft.com/tcl/contributed-software/

    Cameron Laird tracks many Tcl/Tk references of interest
        http://starbase.neosoft.com/~claird/comp.lang.tcl/

    Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links
        http://www.cetus-links.org/oo_tcl_tk.html

    Google Groups archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts
        http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tcl_announce/   

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
  http://purl.org/thecliff/tcl/url.html
--in principal.  In spring 2001, though,
  http://www.ddj.com/topics/tclurl/
  http://tcl.activestate.com:8004/tclurl/
are more consistently up-to-date.  A fourth possibility is                 
  http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&as_q=+Tcl-URL!&as_ugroup=comp.lang.tcl  

Suggestions/corrections for next week's posting are always welcome.

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sponsor the "Tcl-URL!" project.     

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