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Tcl-URL! for February 20, 2001

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Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 19:56:18 -0600 (CST)
From: Bill Schongar bschonga@cisco.com
To: Dr.Dobb's.Tcl-URL.distribution@starbase.neosoft.com
Newsgroups: comp.lang.tcl
Subject: Dr. Dobb's Tcl-URL! - weekly Tcl news and links (Feb 20)

Will Duquette announces "trycatch" 2.0, for simple exception handling on top of 'catch'. Have a look:
http://www.wjduquette.com/tcl

Tom Wilkason announces snackAmp, an MP3 player for all the platforms that Snack runs on:
http://members.home.net/tfwilkason/tcl/snackAmp/index.htm

Going in circles? If not, maybe you need a better canvas item rotation procedure, courtesy of Shawn and Donal:
http://groups.google.com/groups?q=canvas+polygon+rotation+tcl&seld=929499766&ic=1

Looking for AniGif, the pure Tcl animated Gif controller? It's moved to a new home:
http://members.nbci.com/cardtable/tcltk/

Have a heart! Or, well, a drawing or animation of one.. all done in Tcl, of course..
http://mini.net/cgi-bin/wikit/1257.html

Tcl Advocacy - let other people know about the things you've done with Tcl, or just things you've run across. Here's the thread, run with it!
http://groups.google.com/groups?th=c7f0465fab49e6f2&ic=1

Marty Backe made it easier to find stuff that's been wiki'd with his Tcl Wiki Indexer (say that 10 times fast, it sounds funny):
http://www.lucidway.org/tclwiki

Chengye Mao announces a heavily updated version of XBIT4W, an image do-all tool for Tcl Windows environments, now fortified with OpenGL:
http://www.geocities.com/~chengye/soft.html

David Welton shows us the press release for the Apache Tcl project, so go read it and then go help out:
http://groups.google.com/groups?q=apache+tcl+press+release&rnum=1&seld=926597611&ic=1

George Staplin announces Ctext, an overloaded text widget with highlight, copy, cut and paste commands:
http://www.xmission.com/~georgeps/ctext/

Some discussion and worries on whether other repositories like SourceForge will suffer the same fate as Deja.com:
http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&th=f8ed931d0122d6c5

Faster Tcl! No, really... Miguel Sofer announces a modified Tcl bytecode engine available for alpha testing:
http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&th=3c5714a4da5ab227

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/

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://dev.scriptics.com/resource/

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

Mark Harrison publishes summaries of Tcl Core Team (TCT) activity
http://tcltk.com/docs/tct/

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/

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