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John Ousterhout is the original author of Tcl and Tk.

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History of Tcl and Tk
by John
homepage at Stanford
Ousterhout's Dichotomy
John's observation, made in 1998, that a fundamental shift from systems languages to scripting languages was occurring

Other Work  edit

an operating system
Log-structured File System
Magic VLSI
a venerable [VLSI] layout tool that influenced the development of Tcl
Magic VLSI Layout Tool
Founded in 1992, produced Perspecta Presents a tool for creating and displaying presentations

Writing  edit

BOOK Tcl and the Tk Toolkit
Scripting: Higher Level Programming for the 21st Century
IEEE Computer Magazine, 1998-03. The article that layed out Ousterhout's Dichotomy
An Overview of Tcl and Tk
Writing Tcl-Based Applications in C
based on John's powerpoint tutorials
Building User Interfaces with Tcl and Tk
based on John's powerpoint tutorials
An Introduction to Tcl Scripting
based on John's powerpoint tutorials
postscript versions of John's powerpoint tutorials
A Radical Proposal: Replace Hard Disks with DRAM, 2015-10-26

Quotes  edit

"The best performance improvement is the transition from the nonworking state to the working state"
anyone have a source for this?

History  edit

previous location (2001) of Ousterhout's homepage
Lightning Fast Builds for Embedded Software Developers
was a webinar about Electric Cloud's make acceleration software that took place on 2004-10-06. It may still be available behind the register wall.

Resources  edit

The A-Z of Programming Languages: Tcl
an interview between John and Kathryn Edwards, Computerworld, 2009-05-08