Tool Command Language: il papa’ di Java

E’ notizia fresca di stampa il rilascio di Tcl 8.6, che introduce parecchie novità a dispetto del fatto che sia una “minor” release.

 

In particolatre Tcl 8.6 introduce un motore “stackless”, integra nel linguaggio le estensioni OOP, ed aggiunge le coroutine.

Parliamo quindi diffusamente di Tcl, un linuaggio che ho sempre trascurato perché mi sembrava macchinoso e un po’ brutto/fatto  male…ma mi sono dovuto ricredere.

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About macosx

We read in wikipedia:

"Mac OS X is the successor to the original Mac OS, which had been Apple's primary operating system since 1984 […] The first version released was Mac OS X Server 1.0 in 1999, and a desktop-oriented version, Mac OS X v10.0 followed in March 2001"
The funny thing about MacOSX launch was the huge hype on the retail box: it was named "The world's most advanced operating system" and really it was very huge leap ahead.

I won one of the original box of the v10.0, and the vectoriazed PDF interface was one of the most powerful even.

Windows has obtained a similar GUI only at the end of the 2007, more then five years later

MacOSX Inital announce 

For more information also see

  1. The first O'Reilly manual at http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/mac/2001/11/09/missingmanual.html 
  2. Inital Announce
    http://web.archive.org/web/20010331215224/http://www.apple.com/index.html