How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Tcl to Racket in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your Tcl code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Racket code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Tcl and Racket

SyntaxTcl has a simple and minimalistic syntax with a focus on command-based programming.Racket has a more complex syntax with support for both functional and imperative programming styles.
ParadigmTcl is primarily a procedural programming language.Racket supports multiple paradigms including functional, imperative, and object-oriented programming.
TypingTcl is dynamically typed.Racket is also dynamically typed but provides optional static typing through Typed Racket.
PerformanceTcl is known for its fast startup time and efficient string manipulation.Racket prioritizes expressiveness over performance, but it can still be optimized for speed.
Libraries and frameworksTcl has a smaller ecosystem of libraries and frameworks compared to Racket.Racket has a rich ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, including support for web development, GUIs, and more.
Community and supportTcl has a smaller community and less active support compared to Racket.Racket has an active community and good support through documentation, forums, and mailing lists.
Learning curveTcl has a relatively low learning curve due to its simplicity.Racket has a steeper learning curve, especially for beginners, due to its more complex features and paradigms.