Re: [PBML] followup ( perl scripting/programming language )
- 7:40am, merlyn@... wrote:
> Perl-Tk is but one of many GUI toolkits, however it's the oldest andThanks for the pointers to the articles. I was thinking about doing a
> most well-developed and documented. The O'Reilly book "Mastering
> Perl/TK" (don't get the older "Learning Perl/TK", because it's
> obsoleted by the new book) will guide you through the basic principles
> all the way up to making complex applications.
> GUI programming is *always* event-driven programming. It's a
> different style from a simple algorithmic programming. So, you put up
> graphic elements, assign triggers and responses to some of them, and
> then just sit back and "wait". :) All the real work happens as each
> event is triggered.
> I have a couple of magazine articles using Perl/Tk: one with POE and
> one without. If you go to any page at www.stonehenge.com and enter
> "Tk" in the bottom box, you'll get a google search with the correct
graphical front end for a project I'm working on, and these articles will
One minor note: your book reccommendations still list "Learning Perl/Tk"
rather than the newer "Mastering Perl/Tk".