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I want to write a short book about graphical interface design using Perl/Tk. This is mostly because of the dearth of information available on the internet about this topic. A google search for Perl/Tk help will return multiple copies of the POD library documentation, which isn't helpful.

The PlanEdit

Target Audience
Computer programmers
Will cover graphical interface design using Perl/Tk


Table of ContentsEdit

  • Introduction
  • Obtaining Perl-Tk

Tk BasicsEdit

  • Graphical User Interfaces
  • Perl-Tk Program Structure


  • MainWindow and TopLevel
  • Widget Handles
  • Text and Labels
  • Forms: Buttons, Checkboxes, Inputs
  • Menus

Geometry ManagersEdit

  • Frames and Notebooks
  • The Grid
  • The Pack Algorithm
  • Forms
  • Dialog Boxes

Bindings and EventsEdit

  • Bindings
  • Scrollbars
  • Input Bindings
  • Balloons and Tooltips
  • Event Handlers
  • Timing and Synchronizing

Images and GraphicsEdit

  • Images
  • Canvas
  • Animations

Custom WidgetsEdit

  • Derived Widgets
  • Compound Widgets
  • Mega Widgets

Tkx And Other Tk LibrariesEdit


Existing PagesEdit