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Smooth Transitions: Using Tcl 8.5 and upgrading to Tcl 8.6

By Kendra Penrose, August 5, 2010

As part of our regular webinar series we are hosting our second technical webinar focused on Tcl. Join resident Tcl expert Jeff Hobbs, Director of Engineering at ActiveState and long-time Tcl community leader and member of the Tcl Core Team, as he reviews Tcl 8.5 and gives a sneak peak into what to expect from Tcl 8.6.

Category: tcl

Concurrency in Tcl: Talking Heads

By Andreas Kupries, June 3, 2010

This is the third and last article in the "Concurrency in Tcl" series. The previous postings introduced event handling and threading as possible solutions to the problem of executing several things at the same time, using examples which required basically no communication between the various parts at all.

Category: tcl

Concurreny in Tcl: Weaving Threads

By Andreas Kupries, May 10, 2010

Introduction

In the previous article we talked about pseudo-concurrency through events and mentioned threads as one possible solution to some of their limitations. This second article expands on that.

Threads compared to Events

First, in contrast to events, only the C level foundations are built into the core. Script access to threads requires a package: Thread.

Category: tcl

Concurrency in Tcl: Events without getting Twisted

By Andreas Kupries, May 6, 2010

So you wish to perform several things in parallel, or at least concurrently enough that the user can believe they are happening in parallel? Tcl supports this in multiple ways, actually too many for a single post to cover, so this post is the start of a small series about concurrency in Tcl. Here we'll talk about events and their management, followed by a post about threads, and finally a post about how we can make the parts of a parallel application talk to each other.

Category: tcl

New Poll Results: Open Source License Compliance A Major Concern for Enterprises

By Liliya Apostolova, May 4, 2010

Last week, we conducted an informal poll amongst 70 IT professionals including a mix of engineers, information architects, lawyers and CIOs. The survey was conducted in a webinar entitled “Safeguarding against the risks of improper open source licensing – valuable lessons for software/hardware vendors” by Greg Olson, a senior partner at Olliance Group and Bart Copeland, President and CEO of ActiveState.

Two things stood out in the poll results:

Category: announcements, perl, python, tcl

My favorite Tcl package

By Andreas Kupries, April 26, 2010

Well, originally I wanted to write down a list of my favorite of Tcl packages and then post about that. But after I wrote them down, I found that this list had only one entry: William Duquette’s snit.

Category: tcl

5 Licenses, 5 t-shirts, and Awesome Savings: The Season of Giving Ends Soon

By Sheila Louis, December 17, 2009

We're half way through December, and we just wanted to post a friendly reminder about our Season of Giving savings, since the deals end on December 31/09.

If you've been looking for the perfect opportunity to get the whole team using Komodo, PDK, TDK, or a Pro Studio bundle, now's the time:

Komodo IDE, Perl Dev Kit or Tcl Dev Kit 5-packs:
Value: $1475 Regular: $1180 Sale: $995 Save $480 ***PLUS we'll send you 5 ActiveState t-shirts

Pop the Bubbly - ActiveState launches Business Training for Perl, Python and Tcl.

By Liliya Apostolova, August 12, 2009

Development teams can finally hone their Perl, Python and Tcl programming skills with the new Business Training program ActiveState launched today. There are a lot of benefits to encouraging developers to polish their programming skills.

One obvious reason is that the development team could become better experts in coding with Perl, Python and Tcl. For their organization, this means a couple of things:

Komodo IDE 4.4 released!

By , June 26, 2008

Yesterday we released Komodo 4.4, which is the final minor release of Komodo before we hit the big 5-oh. You can read all the usual stuff here on Komodo IDE for Perl, Python, Tcl and more.

My personal list of favourite / awesome features in this release:

Category: perl, python, tcl

Tooling at Toolapalooza

By Jeff Hobbs, April 11, 2008

You'll find me next week at Cisco central for their Toolapalooza event. That's a catchy name for the show Cisco sets up for their own employees to peruse the various vendors they use.

Category: tcl
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