Rapid application development using the Tcl/Tk language

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During the last year, high level applications at CEBAF were written using the Tcl/Tk scripting language. This language is rapidly gaining in popularity, in part due to ease of constructing programs with X11 graphical user interfaces, and in part to ease of adding compiled user code for specialized purposes. Extensions to the language provide object oriented programming, which was used to develop a hierarchy of classes relevant for high level accelerator control. We describe basic language features, some 3rd party add-on packages, and local additions to the toolbox. Next we describe features of the accelerator object hierarchy, and finally describe ... continued below

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van Zeijts, J. December 31, 1995.

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During the last year, high level applications at CEBAF were written using the Tcl/Tk scripting language. This language is rapidly gaining in popularity, in part due to ease of constructing programs with X11 graphical user interfaces, and in part to ease of adding compiled user code for specialized purposes. Extensions to the language provide object oriented programming, which was used to develop a hierarchy of classes relevant for high level accelerator control. We describe basic language features, some 3rd party add-on packages, and local additions to the toolbox. Next we describe features of the accelerator object hierarchy, and finally describe applications written using this toolbox such as the ModelServer prototype, Slow Orbit and Energy Lock, the Linac Energy Management System, and other applications.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96013330

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  • 16. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) particle accelerator conference, Dallas, TX (United States), 1-5 May 1995

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  • Other: DE96013330
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/40150--353
  • Report No.: CEBAF-PR--95-045;CONF-950512--385
  • Grant Number: AC05-84ER40150
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 377547
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc677055

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van Zeijts, J. Rapid application development using the Tcl/Tk language, article, December 31, 1995; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc677055/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.