Tcl/Tk is a scripting language suited for accomplishing a variety of interactivity including information collection, security and encryption, game development, and task automation. This book introduces the Tcl/Tk language as a viable Web application development tool. It presents the fundamentals of programming with Tcl/Tk to equip the reader with applications that take advantage of the Internet environment. The CD-ROM contains a variety of examples and tools which allow the reader to either build on basic applications or use the lessons in the book to build a "weblet" from scratch.
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This book was written for novice programmers -- to introduce them to the ease and power of Tcl/Tk and to show how amazing Web applications, such as interactive Web applets, Web browsers, Web servers, autonomous agents, client/server databases, browser-pull, and server push applications can be quickly built using Tcl/Tk, without the developer having to get a degree in computer science (or grow old) in the process. All of the examples in the book will run identically, without modification, on Windows, Mac and UNIX systems. The book is also for all of us who bought Visual Basic in the early '90s, hoping to find an easy-to-use tool for building our own interactive applications, only to find that VB just gathered dust on our shelves because it was much more difficult to use than we had hoped. Tcl/Tk finally provides the solution that we've been looking for.
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Book Description Academic Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0122215400
Book Description Academic Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0122215400
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