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Learning Perl/Tkby milarepa (Beadle)
|on Sep 03, 2008 at 20:41 UTC||Need Help??|
Item Description: A Perl/Tk introduction
Learning Perl/Tk (358 pages)
The first chapter is about Geometry managers, the samples are quite basic and could be more in depth, specially pack can be quite daunting for the uninitiated.
Basically this book suits more as a quick reference of the main components of the Tk extension.
Honestly for me Learning Perl/Tk is enough if you only want a bit more functionality than using text-based applications with the Term::Cap or Win32::Console modules.
For a more advance scope of the Tk extension Mastering Perl/Tk would be the right choice. It offers much more details specially when you need to create custom widgets, use pipe and sockets, IPC, manipulate images and animations,.and the know-how of the components internals.
Here is the chapters description: