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Expect was never ported to 8. Using csh and tsch Paul Dubois.

The Best Books of Minor evolution occurred after that until Tcl 6. The current version of Expect is 5. I started implementing Tk inand the first release of Tk was in Expect is also useful for testing these same applications.

Their well-hydrated daughter, Kenna, has two lovely kidneys. More about Exploring Expect “Exploring Expect” is an excellent resource for learning and using Expect. 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 exxpect and valuable information. Written by the author of Expect, this is the first book to explain how this part of the UNIX toolbox can be used to automate Telnet, FTP, passwd, rlogin, and hundreds of other interactive applications.

In the summer ofsubstantial rewriting of Expect was done in order to support Tcl 8. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.


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In “Exploring Expect,” he provides a comprehensive tutorial on all of Expect’s features, allowing you to put it immediately to work on your problems. You can also retrieve examples, man pages, and web pages individually here although you run the risk of trying an example that depends on a more up-to-date version of Expect than you have installed.

Or wrap interactive programs with Motif-like front-ends to control applications by buttons, expdct, and other graphic elements with no recompilation of the original programs. How To Read This Book. Around Januaryan alpha version of Expect 4 was introduced. Here are explring pages for some of the examples.

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This page was generated in about 0. See the Tcl FAQ for a exporing list. Programming Paperback Books without Modified Item. Tcl FAQ Part 3: Expect, C Users Journal, Vol. Table of contents Preface. However, it does show a nice example of Expect in a CGI script for the purpose of changing passwords through web pages.

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Using Expect to automate these applications will allow you to speed up tasks and, in many cases, solve new problems that you never would have even considered redacted example, you can use Expect to test interactive programs with no changes to their interfaces. Good reference book at a good price. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order dn People who bought this also bought. Trending Price New.


Don Libes (Author of Exploring Expect)

History Expect was conceived of in September, Expect really makes this stuff trivial. Skip to main content. It’s not that Expect has changed that recently – rather it’s because of incredibly slow turnaround by many reviewers, editors, and journals. Exploring Expect is pages. Winner of Best Paper Award at conference. Managing Projects with Make Robert Mecklenburg.

Programming Tools by Paul RainesPaperback. More information More information on Expect is available in the following documents: There are important differences between Expect 3, 4, and 5. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. You may also like. The papers still make interesting reading – just don’t study the examples too closely!

Illustrated Programming Paperback Books. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Expect can make easy all sorts of tasks that are prohibitively difficult with anything else. In Octoberan alpha version of Expect 5 was released to match Tcl 7.

However, the old code is available from http: