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xskill: A program for skill self-rating
The purpose of the xskill application is to allow our
employees to rate their abilities at a wide variety of skills
using a GUI interface.
The output of this application is a series of pages (presented
in both HTML and PostScript form) called the ``knowledge matrix,''
allowing our users and management to see who has which skills.
knowmat: Knowledge matrix programs documentation
describes the Knowledge Matrix project in general and, in particular,
the part implemented in Python with the Tkinter GUI.
- xskill is the
Python script that runs the xskill application.
- xskillobjs.py is a collection of objects used by the main script.
- xml_skills.py is a collection of objects that connect to the
skills file, which uses an XML document type.
- xml_people.py contains objects that represent the ``people file'',
also in XML.
- gen_xml.py is a homemade module for generating XML; it
uses a line-folding module named
- netgroup.py handles identity verification using the Unix
- pageturner.py encapsulates the technique to make a frame that
acts like a book with pages that turn. It was written for this
application but might be useful separately.
- log.py is my standard object for error logging.
- scan.py is my standard object for stream scanning. It is
patterned after an earlier version written in Icon.
- cset.py imitates the functionality of the Icon cset
type, and is used by scan.py.
- tkFont.py is a set of font-handling functions written by
- rcslib.py allows Python programs to perform RCS (Revision
Control System) functions, and comes from Guido van Rossum.
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See also: Tkinter: GUI programming with Python
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