The TclHttpd Web Server


This paper describes TclHttpd, a web server built entirely in Tcl. The web server can be used as a stand-alone server or it can be embedded into applications to web-enable them. TclHttpd provides a Tcl+HTML template facility that is useful for maintaining site-wide look and feel, and an application-direct URL that invokes a Tcl procedure in an application. This paper describes the architecture of the application and relates our experience using the system to host

@inproceedings {271426,
author = {Brent Welch},
title = {The {TclHttpd} Web Server},
booktitle = {7th USENIX Tcl/Tk Conference (
7th USENIX Tcl/Tk Conference)},
year = {2000},
address = {Austin, TX
url = {},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = feb