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Chicago Tribune: The TCL scripting language

Jul 18, 1999, 14:38 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jimmy Guterman)

"Don't worry, a tickle script doesn't involve making others laugh."

"Tickle" is how programmers pronounce Tcl (Tool Command Language), an open-source scripting language developed a bit more than a decade ago by John Ousterhout, who now runs Scriptics, a company he founded. Scriptics aims to entrench Tcl and its GUI extension Tk (Tool Kit) in corporate development departments."

"Like the scripting language Perl, Tcl has turned out to be a great fit for IP and networking protocol work."

"Tcl is used to develop many high-profile Web sites..."

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