Formation of Scriptics/TclPro tools
XML support (Steve Ball's work)
Tcl Blast! CD-ROM
Various projects to make extensions easier to use: core support
for [incr Tcl], stubs, TEA, etc.
What am I missing? Please respond with suggestions for other
exciting new extensions or interesting developments. I'll try to
include the most popular suggestions.
John Ousterhout 650-210-0102 tel
Chief Executive Officer 650-210-0101 fax
Scriptics Corporation john.ou...@scriptics.com
The Tcl Platform Company http://www.scriptics.com
I use Tcl/TclX/Expect/cgi.tcl/Fcgi/mod_dtcl/scotty exclusively (except
and think its past time to promote Tcl as a CGI scripting tool.
What a relief it has been to totally eliminate that other language
from my sites!
I can't resist a plug for the plugin -- get it up to speed and the
possibilities are endless.
Lucent Technologies, Inc.
I'm a real fan of the BWidgets toolkit. It adds some much needed
professional looking widgets to the Tcl/Tk bag of tricks and is very
> I've been asked by Unix Review's Performance Computing magazine to
> write an article on the state of Tcl. I'd like to brag about all
> of the great things that have happened in the Tcl community in
> last year or so (or at least as many as I can fit in the space
> allowed). Here's a list of the first things to come to my mind:
> Formation of Scriptics/TclPro tools
> Tcl/Tk 8.1
> XML support (Steve Ball's work)
> Tcl Blast! CD-ROM
> Various projects to make extensions easier to use: core support
> for [incr Tcl], stubs, TEA, etc.
> What am I missing? Please respond with suggestions for other
> exciting new extensions or interesting developments. I'll try to
> include the most popular suggestions.
> John Ousterhout 650-210-0102 tel
> Chief Executive Officer 650-210-0101 fax
> Scriptics Corporation john.ou...@scriptics.com
> The Tcl Platform Company http://www.scriptics.com
BWidgets gets my vote for professional looking widgets to use with Tcl/Tk
and MkTclApp (from R.Hipp) as the easiest way to integrate C/C++ with
Next big thing I like to do is to use Tcl/Tk's CORBA extension (I haven't
found one or written up one myself yet) to integrate distributed
Think about BWidget Toolkit. 100% pure 8.x Tcl Widget components.
About 900 downloads since february 20 ! And many contacts for
Open and Profesional applications using.
UNIFIX - http://www.unifix-online.com
Tcl/Tk - Less Code, More Results.
o independant support of Tcl on the Mac
o independant support of Tcl <-> Java
o scripted documents - http://purl.org/thecliff/tcl/wiki/
o Tcl-URL - the weekly summaries of comp.lang.tcl
o the number of books published in the past year on tcl
o the fact that a second tcl conference has been announced - in conjuction
with the O'Reilly Open Source Conference week...
o the work on Windows interprocess communication that fuzz, Alex, etc. are
o the work on the Wiki (see above) to develop as a group code for
Tcl sets and lists
I wish the Tcl/Tk Journal could be mentioned - but so far, there still
seems to be a shortage of contributors
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The plus patches, although they aren't recent. I always wait for them to
come out before upgrading Tcl/Tk. Except for this 8.1 deal; I had to
> I wish the Tcl/Tk Journal could be mentioned - but so far, there still
> seems to be a shortage of contributors
Yeah, I'm a culprit. I've an article here that's about 85% finished. I
need a swift kick in the butt, is what I need. OUCH!
Use The Penguin, Luke!
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