gui building in haskell

Ashley Yakeley
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 13:02:53 -0800

At 2001-01-15 11:24, Jan Kort wrote:

>When Manuel's Haskell GTK+ binding (gtkhs) is finished it will
>be really cool.
>On top of gtkhs there are/will be many other libraries and tools:
>- iHaskell: a high level GUI library that avoids the eventloop
>  mess.
>- GtkGLArea: 3D graphics in your GTK+ application using Sven's HOpenGL.
>- GUI painter: All you need is a backend for Glade. I'm currently
>  working on this. Or at least I was half a year ago, other (even
>  more interesting) things claimed most of my spare time.

Would some kind Haskell-to-Java bridge be a cost-effective way of 
providing a multi-platform GUI library, as well as network, SQL, RMI 
etc., etc.?

It doesn't necessarily imply compiling to the JVM. Java could simply see 
the compiled Haskell code through the JNI.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA