[Haskell-beginners] FRP

Darren Grant therealkludgy at gmail.com
Wed Sep 19 08:12:47 CEST 2012

I don't know that netwire is more difficult to understand. I'm
appreciating the network analogy and the generalisation of wires.

Thanks for pointing it out!


On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 7:35 PM, Ertugrul Söylemez <es at ertes.de> wrote:
> Christopher Howard <christopher.howard at frigidcode.com> wrote:
>> Which FRP framework (i.e., Haskell package) is the best one to play
>> with for someone still trying to grasp the basics of FRP?
> In terms of tutorials and related blog posts I currently recommend
> reactive-banana.  In terms of power and elegance I recommend Netwire.
> The main difference is that reactive-banana is both simple and easy.  It
> implements classic FRP with the usual notion of behaviors and events.
> Heinrich strives to make it very accessible.
> Netwire follows a more algebraic path and drops the classic notion.  The
> line between signals and events is blurred.  It's a bit more difficult
> to understand, but is more expressive and concise.  Also it's pretty
> much time-leak-free.  The library is designed to be very elegant while
> preserving non-FRP performance to a high degree.
> (To be fair, I'm the author of Netwire.) =)
> Greets,
> Ertugrul
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