Chapter 8. The Tcl Interface

Tcl (Tool Command Language) is a flexible, portable scripting language interpreter that is ideal for rapid application prototyping. With its simple syntax and in conjunction with Tk, a graphical user interface toolkit shipped as standard with Tcl, Tcl makes it possible to create powerful GUI applications very quickly.

In this chapter we look at how to add database functionality to your application using SQLite's Tcl interface.

Preparing to Use the Tcl Interface

The Tcl interface is included with the SQLite source distribution. Compiling from source on a Unix system creates the library file, which should be installed to a valid library location.

A binary distribution of the TCL library can be obtained from ...

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