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All of the substantive examples in the book are included and many of them have man pages themselves. Skip to main content. A large number of enhancements were made, including some changes to the llbes interface itself, which is why the major version number was changed again.

You don’t even need the source code Expect works with remote applications, too.

Exploring expect

There are too many books to list all of them here. However, a large section of the paper is on tknewsbiff which is one of the Expect examples. 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.

The first external releases of Tcl were inI believe. The examples in all of the papers listed below here are archaic. Or wrap interactive programs with Motif-like front-ends to control applications by buttons, scrollbars, and other graphic elements with no recompilation exploeing the original libess.


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 before. If you don’t already have Tcl, you can download it as source from the Tcl Core web site or as binaries from ActiveState. History about the development of Expect and differences between versions. Thus, if you have not upgraded Expect since before getting the book, you should upgrade now. Around Januaryan alpha version of Expect 4 was introduced.

How To Read This Book. Harry Potter Years by J. Expect really makes this stuff trivial.

The Best Books of See the Tcl FAQ for a bigger list. People who bought this also bought. Expect is a tool for automating interactive applications such as telnet, ftp, passwd, fsck, rlogin, tip, etc.

The best way to obtain the examples eexploring to follow the directions for obtaining Expect above. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. See all 8 brand new listings. Exploring Expect is pages.

Exploring EXPECT : A TCL Based Toolkit for Automating Interactive Programs

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.


Oracle Performance Tuning Mark Gurry. You can get Expect and the examples from its File manager at SourceForge. Expect was never ported to 8. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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. Based on TCL tool control languageExpect lets the user automate interactive applications that have previously been extremely difficult to handle with any scripting language.

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A production version of Expect 4 was released in August doon See the NEWS explooring in the distribution for more detail. 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.

Trending Price New. Expect downloads, tickets and patches Downloading expect, creating tickets and posting patches is best done on the sourceforge page.