Practical Programming in Tcl/Tk is described as the "bible" for Tcl programmers.
It is a guide to the Tcl/Tk programming language and GUI toolkit.
This revision includes substantial updates to cover the new version 8.4-giving both an overview of the features, as well as details about every command in the language.
The third edition, written on version 8.2, sold over 30,000 copies.
Version 8.4 of Tcl - Tool Command Language-provides substantial updates to one of the most popular UNIX scripting languages.
The latest release, includes the addition of a virtual filesystem (VFS), many additional programming widgets (spinbox, panedwindow, labelframe),and improved performance of about 20% over 8.3.
The book provides a guide to the best ways to use the tooklit.
It not only gives accurate details, but includes extensive examples that demonstrate the best way to use the toolkit.
The authors are experts that have both developed the technology and used it to solve problems, so they have many valuable insights to relate to the readers.