Tcl Web Services


The distribution provides both client side access to Web Services and server side creation of Web Services. Currently only document/literal and rpc/encoded with HTTP Soap transport are supported on the client side. The server side currently works only with TclHttpd or embedded into an application. The server side provides all services as document/literal over HTTP Soap transport. Documentation for the package, including examples can be found here.

The client is known to work with #C and Java based Web Services (your mileage may very).


Standard BSD.

Web Servers

The server side works with the following web servers:

Packages Required

The following packages are used:

Additionally, if you are running the TclHttpd on Windows, it is highly recommended that you use the iocpsock extension.

Lastly following packages are additionally used in Embedded Server mode: