, also known simply as Windows
, is a proprietary operating system.
Windows has evolved over the years, and its feature set has changed dramatically. This Wiki has a fair amount of information on the subject of Microsoft Windows and Tcl
and Microsoft Windows and Tk
Content on this page, much of which was duplicated, has been merged into the above pages.
Major versions of Windows include:
- Windows 95
- Windows 98
- Windows Vista
- Windows Aero
- Windows Mobile 2003
- Windows CE/Windows/CE
- Windows ME
- Windows NT
- Windows 2000
- Windows 2003
- Windows 7
- Windows 8
Tcl 8.6 requires Windows XP or later. Use 8.4/8.5 for earlier releases.
Other Windows API Implementations edit
Microsoft is no longer the only provider of the platforms implementing the Windows API: just by far the most dominant. There's also Wine
(providing support for Windows apps on platforms like Linux
) and ReactOS
(providing an alternative Windows compatible operating system).peterc
is a small but handy proc for detecting which win32 code base your app is really running on: Wine
or Microsoft Windows. This can be used for tuning your app or informing the user of support/non-support.
Unix-like environments for Windows edit
- Microsoft Services for Unix