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Exploring EXPECT : A TCL Based Toolkit for Automating Interactive Programs

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I like how the author addresses issues of portability without obsessing on it. Practical C Programming Steve Oualline. Other books in this series.

Only having basic information in the basic part of the book is a solution.

How To Read This Book. This book, along with Ousterhout and Sun’s references on the www, comprise the triolgy that is jump-starting my learning tcl. Expect is of course a valuable tool. Whether your interest is in Expect or interaction automation or you simply want to learn about Tcl and see how it has been used in real software, you will find Exploring Expect a treasure trove of easy-to-understand and valuable information.


This book provides an introduction to Tcl and describes how Expect applies Tcl’s power to the new field of interaction automation.

Exploring Expect

I was also very curious to see how Tcl was used to make this tool. It employs inline cross-references and footnotes where a sidebar or a simple table would have been a welcome relief from flipping back and forth.

Appendix Commands and Variables. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Tcl and the Tk Toolkit 2nd Edition. Read reviews that mention get started long time back and forth exploring expect useful examples use expect many examples good book expect more exploring expect makes using this book book is good expect not only for tcl book about expect index reference libes command tool send.

The cost of brevity, as if often the case with tools of this sort, is directly proportional to one’s ignorance of expect’s features and how they are implemented. Please try again later.

I ran into an issue when I had send followed by expect and my expect pattern was a regular expression. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I only wish the author would apply a difficulty rating to each exercise because sometimes I can’t tell if an exercise is intrinsically very difficult some are definitely so or if I need to review parts of the chapter to see why I can’t just instantly ‘get it.


Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In a down-to-earth and humorous explorng, he provides numerous examples of challenging real-world applications and how they can be expfct using Expect to save you time and money.

Don Libes (Author of Exploring Expect)

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I’m also surprised, however, that in the last 15 years no one has thought they could do a better job in explaining, and therefore promoting, such a useful application.

Using Expect to automate these epect will allow you to speed up tasks and, in many cases, solve new I am also concurrently reading it cover-to-cover because I like Libes’s style — the way he throws in his programming phylosophy with his examples so you can see why he’s doing something a certain way.

English Choose a language for shopping. In Exploring Expecthe provides a comprehensive tutorial on all of Expect’s features, allowing you to put it immediately to work on your problems. My beef is the author’s inability to be a great pedagogue. My library Help Advanced Book Search.