The worldwide community of Tcl/Tk developers is certainly one of the
most important assets available. This large and helpful community
is a constant source of ideas, code samples, extensions, applications,
and technical support.
This page highlights some of the most important resources that the
community provides. Get to know them all to make the most of your
experience with Tcl/Tk.
The Tcler's Wiki
A highly collaborative and rapidly evolving site, the
Tcler's Wiki is a veritable treasure trove
of Tcl and Tk tips, tricks and trivia. An active wiki for wide ranging
discussions, code snippets and advice ranging from immensely useful to
highly obscure, the site is a good first stop when faced with
"I wonder if anyone has done...". The site is generously hosted and
managed by Jean-Claude Wippler.
The comp.lang.tcl Newsgroup
Since the very earliest days of Tcl and Tk, the Usenet group
news:comp.lang.tcl (or via
has been the best forum for general discussion of Tcl/Tk, along
with it's various extensions and related software. A companion
announcements group is also available
The Tcler's chat
A companion to the wiki, the Tcler's
chat provides a popular real-time hangout for many Tcl experts and
newcomers alike. Accessible via Jabber clients or via an IRC gateway,
it's no surprise that many prefer the
A number of more specialized mailing lists
are available which discuss particular sub-topics of interest to the
Read more about the upcoming EuroTcl'2014 - the 12th European
Tcl/Tk User Meeting, to be held July 12-13 2014 in Munich, GER.
Read more about Tcl'2014 - the 21th Annual
Tcl/Tk Conference, which will be held November 10-14 2014 in Portland, OR, USA.
Information about previous conferences is available at the
Tcl and Tk training is offered by
Noumena, and others,
as well as at the conferences.
Remember to check out the documentation pages
on this site, as well as the About Tcl/Tk pages
for all kinds of information that can help you with Tcl/Tk.
As well, remember that Tcl/Tk core development
is a community-wide activity, and many of the same resources that are
used by core developers are also used for other extensions and applications;
why not yours too?
Finally, be sure to check the People
& Community page on the wiki.