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Practical Programming in Tcl & Tk, Third Edition by Brent B. Welch

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Part I: Tcl Basics

Part I introduces the basics of Tcl. Everyone should read Chapter 1, which describes the fundamental properties of the language. Tcl is really quite simple, so beginners can pick it up quickly. The experienced programmer should review Chapter 1 to eliminate any misconceptions that come from using other languages.

Chapter 2 is a short introduction to running Tcl and Tk on UNIX, Windows, and Macintosh systems. You may want to look at this chapter first so you can try out the examples as you read Chapter 1.

Chapter 3 presents a sample application, a CGI script, that implements a guestbook for a Web site. The example uses several facilities that are described in detail in later chapters. The goal is to provide a working example ...

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