[Haskell-beginners] Q 2 of 2: GUI and turnkey compiler?
Hans Georg Schaathun
georg+haskell at schaathun.net
Fri May 31 08:58:48 CEST 2013
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 06:54:54PM -0400, Gan Uesli Starling wrote:
> Perl and Python both have GUI interfaces, which are handy for
> publishing little give-away apps, as I used to do quite a lot in
> Perl/Tk and also in ancient of days on JForth.
Do you mean a GUI library? Or a GUI interface to the interpreter?
There are plenty of GUI libraries. _Real World Haskell_ from
O'Reilly presents one approach, and is otherwise a good read at
> Also to make
> give-away apps, there needs to be a turn-key compiler,
The glasgow haskell compiler (ghc) is a compiler.
> into which I'd feed code and out would come an *.exe (albeit quite
> bloated in size)
well, you can always rename the file to *.exe or whatever else you
want. I cannot see how that's relevant.
:-- Hans Georg
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