Tkrun

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== Interesting links ==
 
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* [http://www.tcl.tk/ Tcl Developer Xchange]
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* wxWindows, [http://www.wxwidgets.org/ wxWidgets]
 
* wxWindows, [http://www.wxwidgets.org/ wxWidgets]

Revision as of 10:35, 16 June 2008

The first version of tkrun appeared in the NEMO package and was written up for an ADASS conference (see 1998ASPC..145..116T). Based on a simple prescription it would present the user with a GUI interface, as long as the script or program could parse a set of keyword=value pairs from the commandline. See also the tkrun manual page for a little more information on the parsing program.

what's next

In theory as long as a program has a simple prescription that can be automatically obtained, tkrun can present this to the user in in a GUI. An example are NEMO or CARMA programs that via a specific invocation reveal their keywords and defaults, which programs like tkrun could use to build the GUI. The current version of tkrun however, need to read this prescription from a script as embedded comments in that script.

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