Posts about tcl

New Poll Results: Using Tcl 8.5 and Upgrading to Tcl 8.6

By Kendra Penrose, October 13, 2010

We conducted some polls during our webinar, Smooth Transitions: Using Tcl 8.5 and upgrading to Tcl 8.6 and have the result to share! (If you missed the webinar, don't worry, it's available on demand here).

Here is a summary of the key findings:

Category: tcl

Google Summer of Code: Tcl-style

By Andreas Kupries, August 30, 2010

Google Summer of Code TclNow that this year's Google Summer of Code has ended, it's time for Matthew and me as admins for the Tcl Association to summarize things.

Category: tcl

Survey Says: Selenium by a Nose for Most Popular Test Framework

By Diane Mueller, July 13, 2010

Last month  we asked our developer community to share with us which test frameworks they are using today--with some interesting results.  It was a bit of a horse race with Selenium beating out the "Other" category by a Nose.

Category: python

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


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

ActiveState to Attend Cisco Toolapalooza 2010

By Sheila Louis, April 13, 2010

Cisco Toolapalooza, Cisco's very own annual tradeshow is happening again, and this year ActiveState is attending. Every year, Cisco invites vendors working with Cisco to attend, exhibit, present to Cisco employees and network with other Cisco vendors. The event brings together internal and external software testing and software development tool vendors and professionals for two days of tradeshow and presentations. The event will take place April 20-21st at the Cisco Campus in San Jose.

Category: ActiveBlog, events

Where Is Tcl Hiding?

By Andreas Kupries, February 15, 2010

Where is Tcl hidingIn basements, gadgets, and embedded in a multitude of applications, where it is silently humming along, working for many people without them being aware of its presence.

Category: ActiveBlog
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