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There is a windows port of Expect available from ActiveState. History Expect was conceived of in September, I started implementing Tk inand the first release of Tk was in Harry Potter Years by J.

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Illustrated Programming Paperback Books. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Here are man pages for some of the examples. Introduction Expect is a tool for automating interactive applications such as telnet, ftp, passwd, fsck, rlogin, tip, etc. However, a large section of the paper is on tknewsbiff which is one of the Expect examples.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This book provides an introduction to Tcl and describes how Expect applies Tcl’s power to the new field of interaction automation.


This will create a directory containing the Expect distribution. It describes Expect 5 as it is today, rather than how Expect 5 was when it was originally released.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Exploring Expect is pages. If you don’t already have Tcl, you can download it as source from the Tcl Core web site or as binaries from ActiveState.

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

Their well-hydrated daughter, Kenna, has two lovely kidneys. A Bulletproof InterfaceNovember, Other books in this series. Expect is the first of a new breed of programs based on Tcl, the Tool Command Language that is rocking the computer science community. RowlingHardcover It’s not that Libez has changed that recently – rather it’s because of incredibly slow turnaround by many reviewers, editors, and journals. Using csh and tsch Paul Dubois. See the Tcl FAQ for a bigger list. All dkn the substantive examples in the book are included and many of them have man pages themselves.

More about Exploring Expect “Exploring Expect” is an excellent resource for learning and using Expect. The distribution contains many example scripts, including well-known scripts such as multixterm, kibitz, rftp recursive ftppassmass, autoexpect and the delicious beer script. Once you have received and unpacked the distribution, you can find the examples in the example directory.


Wikipedia has a nice entry on Expect that some people find preferable to this page. You may also like. A few changes were made to the user interface itself, which is why the major version number was changed.

DejaGnu is a popular Expect-based framework for testing other programs. Exploring Expect is the book on Expext.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Expect downloads, tickets and patches Downloading expect, creating tickets and posting patches is best done on the sourceforge page. Based on Tcl Tool Command LanguageExpect lets you automate explorinb applications that have previously been extremely difficult to handle with any scripting language.

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.