[Haskell-beginners] How to write console apps? Can't find any library, tutorial... at all

Francesco Ariis fa-ml at ariis.it
Fri May 20 17:11:43 UTC 2016

On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 06:36:20PM +0200, Silent Leaf wrote:
> All in the title!
> I'm seeking a way to write a console app that isn't just asking questions
> one line after another with putStr and getLine. More something like Vim or
> Emacs when they're in the terminal (i don't wanna create a text ed, but
> it's the kind of programs i'm seeking to write: which takes up all the
> space on the screen, where you can write at many different places, and
> keyboard-driven, up to why not mouse- too, if the terminal (and haskell
> bindings) allow it.

I suppose ncurses [1] would do, or other curses packages!

[1] https://hackage.haskell.org/package/ncurses

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