September 16-20, 2002
Vanco uver , BC, Canada
|Abstracts and proposals due
||April 30, 2002|
|Notification to authors
||May 27, 2002|
|Author materials due
||August 20, 2002|
||September 16, 2002|
We are pleased to bring you the 9th Annual Tcl/Tk conference (Tcl'2002),
sponsored by ActiveState .
On of the many great reasons to attend the Tcl conference is the
tutorials presented by renowned leaders and experts in the Tcl
community. They will be sharing with you their knowledge of Tcl/Tk
and its extensions, and experience in developing large, versatile and
robust applications - information and techniques which will assist you
in your day-to-day Tcl programming needs.
Parsing XML With TclXML
Scripting XML With TclDOM
Transforming XML With TclXSLT
Steve Ball is Chief Technical Officer at Australia-based Zveno.
He is the author of Web Tcl Complete (McGraw-Hill), several magazine
articles and numerous research papers. Steve has also developed and
manages a number of Open Source software projects, including
the XSLT Standard Library, TclXML, TclDOM, TclXSLT, the waX Me Lyrical
XML editor and the Plume Web browser.
Since 1997 Steve has been involved in XML standards and in developing
best practises for engineering XSL stylesheets and designing XML documents.
He has been an XML consultant for several organisations, including the
Australian Parliament, ABC, State and Federal Government Departments and
has been training Web authors and developers in all XML related topics,
such as XML, XSL, XML Schemas, SVG and DocBook.
Previously Steve was a researcher at the Australian National University,
and the Advanced Computational Systems Co-Operative Research Centre.
Advanced Encapsulation and Modularization Techniques
Writing a Tcl Extension in C
Clif Flynt has been a professional programmer since 1978, and a Tcl
advocate since 1993. His dual interests in programming and teaching
have led him to developing both scientific and business software,
teaching at Grinnell College, writing about Tcl/Tk and delivering
Tcl/Tk corporate training.
Clif's Tcl projects include TclTutor, a computer based instruction
package, The book Tcl/Tk For Real Programmers from Academic Press,
and regular Tclsh Spot articles for ;login: magazine.
Mark Harrison works on distributed computing at Pixar Animation
Studios. Prior to this he was Chief Software Architect at
AsiaInfo Holdings, where he designed mission-critical software
for the China Internet Backbone. He has been programming in Tcl
since 1991 and is co-author of "Effective Tcl/Tk Programming"
and "Tcl/Tk Tools".
Building Better Applications with BLT
George Howlett has been using Tcl/Tk to develop software for
Electronic Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) since 1990. He also has
taught more than a hundred Tcl/Tk courses. George is the author of
the BLT Toolkit, a popular extension to Tcl/Tk. His chapter The BLT
Toolkit is part of the Tcl/Tk Tools book published by O'Reilly &
Associates. George is currently a principle software engineer for
Silicon Metrics, Corp. in Austin, Texas.
Enough Expect to be Dangerous
Weaving Multi-Threaded Applications
Ken Jones, President of Avia Training and Consulting, has hundreds of
in-class hours teaching advanced technical topics, and almost 20 years
experience in technical training and documentation targeted towards software
Prior to founding Avia, Ken was lead instructor at Ajuba Solutions (formerly
Scriptics), which provided advanced business-to-business e-commerce
solutions based on XML and Tcl. While at Ajuba Solutions, Ken worked with
John Ousterhout, the creator of Tcl, Brent Welch, author of Practical
Programming in Tcl and Tk, and other key developers of the Tcl language. Ken
also has worked for companies including Borland, Silicon Graphics, and
Sybase where he specialized in products for creating graphical user
interfaces and for providing database connectivity.
Object-Oriented Programming with [incr Tcl] (Part 1)
Object-Oriented Programming with [incr Tcl] (Part 2)
Michael McLennan has been a Tcl/Tk enthusiast since 1992.
He has taught more than 100 Tcl/Tk courses, and is co-author of
Effective Tcl/Tk Programming and Tcl/Tk Tools. He also
developed [incr Tcl], an object-oriented extension of Tcl/Tk.
Michael received a Ph.D. in 1990 from Purdue University, and
is currently an Architect at Cadence Design Systems, Inc.