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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.

    Kristen Nygaard dispatches no more methods.          

    Donal K. Fellows provides an initial implementation of
    "Bayesian Spam Filtering" in Tcl.

    Tips for writing Tcl scripts that will be run out of inetd.

    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.

    Why does Richard Suchenwirth give us so much code?

    Netcetera AG transfers Websh to the Apache Software Foundatin's
    Tcl group, and version 3.5 is released.

    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."

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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