SCRIPTING languages (Computer science), PROGRAMMING languages, AUTOMATION, INTERNET, COMPUTER programmers, USER interfaces (Computer systems), COMPUTER graphics, JAVA programming language, and SYSTEM integration
The article presents information on the Tool Command Language/Tool Kit (Tcl/Tk), which is a scripting language used in applications such as automated testing. Scripting languages can be learned quickly, with free material from the Internet. They have large, supportive communities sharing code and tips. Scripting languages offer an ideal way for programmers to extend their skillset. Tk is the graphical user interface tool for Tcl, and is also used with other scripting languages. Tcl/Tk is most commonly used for rapid prototyping, scripted applications, graphical user interfaces, testing and CGI scripting. Tcl/Tk was seen as a perfect complement to Java for scripting and system integration.