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Tcl-URL! for September 11, 2000

Sep 11, 2000, 18:07 (0 Talkback[s])
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Date: Mon, 11 Sep 2000 06:42:51 -0500 (CDT)
From: "Hall, Leam" LHall@rosenbluth.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Sep 11)

George A. Howlett (BLT author) discusses some of the design theory in BLT.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667443614

Dealing with legacy apps? Kevin Kenny show how to shift output from a FORTRAN program into a Tk widget.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=666897219

Often, leading "zero" characters can cause issues in scripts. But if we need to keep them as is, Gerhard Hintermayer shows how.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667364361

"eval" works with 32 bit numbers. Miguel Sofer discusses getting a modulus from 64 bit integers.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667346687

For the Newbies: Harald Oehlmann shows how to change font size.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667196742

Andreas Leitgeb and Cameron Laird give a couple ways to include an updating loop in a Tk widget.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667232188
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667214694
Kevin Kenny, though, instructively models an [update]-free event- based countdown. This is more truly The Tcl Way: more reentrant and scalable.
http://deja.com/=dnc/getdoc.xp?AN=667772932

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.westend.com/~kupries/c.l.t.welcome.html

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

Scriptics maintains a highly organized Tcl resource center
http://dev.scriptics.com/resource/

They also keep info to convince your boss Tcl is a good thing
http://dev.scriptics.com/scripting/

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

Findmail archives comp.lang.tcl.announce posts
http://www.egroups.com/list/tcl_announce/

Previous - (U)se the (R)esource, (L)uke! - messages are listed here:
http://purl.org/thecliff/tcl/url.html
or
http://www.dejanews.com/dnquery.xp?QRY=~g%20comp.lang.tcl%20Tcl-URL%21

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