John OusterhoutJohn Ousterhout
is the original force behind the scripting programming language Tcl
and the platform-independent GUI toolkit Tk
, which he developed when he was professor at the University of California, Berkeley
. Ousterhout is also the original author of the VLSI CAD
. Ousterhout alose designed the 4.4 BSD
Log File System (LFS) but never terminated the work himself.
He received his Bachelor's degree in Physics from Yale University, and his Ph.D in Computer Science from Carnegie-Mellon University.
See also: Ousterhout's dichotomy