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Tcl-URL! Weekly Tcl News and Links (May 9)

May 10, 2002, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
QOTW:  " ... at least I think it should speed up the failure rate."
-D. G. Porter

"Data typing is an illusion. Everything is a sequence of bytes." -Todd Coram

"That is the nice thing about Tcl. You get hosed by special characters
only in a very few places, rather than hosity being the default like in
shells." -Darren New

    Dither-free imaging is one reason to consider TclFltk.

    Joe English provides Tcl manual pages as Winhelp.

    How should a GUI look?  Donal and others have practical advice.

    Among the many marvels the Wiki has recently accumulated are a
    four-line program to display the Win* Calendar in a Tk widget
    a few-page UML editor
    and the usual daily prodution of "advanced" data structures
    achieved in forty characters of pure Tcl passim

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

    The "Welcome to comp.lang.tcl" message by Andreas Kupries

    Larry Virden maintains a comp.lang.tcl FAQ launcher

    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."
    The Xchange sponsor also keeps info to convince your boss Tcl
    is a good thing      

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

    ActiveState Tools maintains a Cookbook of Tcl recipes

    NeoSoft has a comp.lang.tcl contributed sources archive

    Cameron Laird tracks many Tcl/Tk references of interest

    Cetus Links maintains a Tcl/Tk page with verified links

    Google Groups archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts   

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
--in principal.  In spring 2001, though,
are more consistently up-to-date.  A fourth possibility is          !&as_ugroup=comp.lang.tcl  

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