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Modern Tkinter

Modern Tkinter ebook

Want TkDocs to go? If you've found the material on this site useful, please consider buying this book, which is based on the Python material in the tutorial.


Mark Roseman

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This site brings you the current, high-quality essential information you need to get the most out of Tk. We want to be a language-neutral, focused and opinionated resource for the entire Tk community.

Site Changes

2017/08/04
  • redid site formatting to use Bootstrap
2015/06/19
  • updated all Python install instructions for 3.4.3, more install options using standard distributions
  • rewrote Mac OS X menus section to fully detail behaviour with new Cocoa implementation
  • added info on using PIL/Pillow for Python images, plus fixing binary Python extensions on OS X
  • greatly improved formatting of 'Modern Tkinter' ebook
2012-2015
  • miscellaneous tweaks and small corrections
2012/01/30
  • released eBook version of tutorial for Python
  • miscellaneous HTML cleanups
2011/11/11
  • updated Ruby install instructions for Mac and Linux
  • redid screenshots (Mac OS X Lion, Windows 7, Ubuntu 11)
  • filled in most of the missing Python and Perl code snippets
2011/08/26
  • updated install instructions for latest operating systems and versions of the different languages
  • various minor fixes (over the last many months) to various content
2009/07/16
  • completed most of the remaining Python examples and code snippets
2009/07/09
  • first (incomplete) cut incorporation Python (tkinter/ttk) into the tutorial
  • several fixes to examples in other languages
  • additional minor changes and clarifications in other content
2009/07/06
  • additional clarification regarding Perl install and ensuring 8.5
  • several fixes to Perl examples
2009/02/13
  • updated Perl install info to recommend ActivePerl >= 5.10, which includes Tcl/Tk 8.5
2008/11/07
  • more or less completed incorporating Perl (Tkx) into the tutorial
2008/09/08
  • added installation instructions for Perl, including how to check for Tk 8.5.x
  • added missing 'Tkx::MainLoop' in Perl events example
  • switched to using Tk::TK_PATCHLEVEL on Ruby to check for Tk version
  • added confirmation that VC++ Express works just fine for compiling Ruby
  • added additional credits on the about page
2008/06/19
  • began incorporating Perl (Tkx) into the tutorial
2008/06/07
  • completed instructions for building/installing Ruby and Tk 8.5.x for Mac OS X and Windows; see the Installing Tk chapter in the tutorial
  • added additional credits on the about page
2008/06/02
2008/05/28
2008/04/25
  • completed first cut of Tree chapter in tutorial
  • update blurbs on home page
2008/04/24
  • completed first cut of Text chapter in tutorial
2008/04/02
  • completed first cut of Canvas chapter in tutorial
  • added Ruby's xscrollbar/yscrollbar to scrollbar section in tutorial
  • fixed broken links on about page
2008/02/11
  • completed first cut of Fonts, Colors, Images chapter in tutorial
  • updated tutorial intro to include comment on Tk extensions
  • added Google custom search engine to site
2008/02/05
  • completed first cut of Menus chapter in tutorial
2008/01/29
2008/01/22
  • added this change log