John Kennedy &
Playing with Strings: An Introduction To The
Tcl Scripting Language
- Provide a tongue-tip experience of what it's like to work with Tcl.
- Generate interest in using Tcl/Tk for rapid implementation of task based applications.
- How strings can be manipulated differently by different commands.
- How easy Tcl is to read - the natural scripting extension to C.
- How simple it is to create advanced commands.
- How to use namespaces.
- How to create a real world example with Gtk+ compliant front end.
Bio — William J Giddings
- Phd Theology, King's College London.
- Semi-Retired: Academic Research, Translation Canonical Texts.
- Last post: College Lecturer and Awards Body Moderator.
- Late 1980 - 2000, Television Graphics Production and Training.
- First 'Real Computer', 1982 ACT Sirius, aka Victor 9000.
- Linux User since 1990s, First installation was Slackware.
- Now using UBUNTU 20.04.1 with MATE 1.24.0.
- Started using C to create procedurally built geometric models and animation scripts for 3D animation systems (Spaceward Matisse).
- Long time interest in Computational Linguistics.
- Built first translation engine on an Amiga 1200, early 1990s.
- Develop tools using C, Tcl and Gtk+.