[Haskell-cafe] GUI

Conal Elliott conal at conal.net
Wed Dec 12 14:52:46 EST 2007

I prefer the elegant high-level style of wxhaskell over the current state of
gtk2hs.  duncan has said he's interested in making a gtk2hs more elegant,
and daan has said he'll start supporting wxhaskell again.  i don't know
which will happen first.  - Conal

On Dec 12, 2007 11:47 AM, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> > Is there any really cross-platform GUI library for Haskell?
> >
> > Gtk2Hs is good (I suppose), but it requires X. OK, I have X, but it's
> > not "native" on my Mac; some Mac users don't install it and almost
> > all Mac users don't always run it.
> On Windows, Gtk2hs is not as native as wxHaskell, but is the best GUI
> toolkit available. On Windows, there is no requirement to have X
> installed. The Gtk2hs developers (or more specifically Duncan) have
> shown a continuing desire to make Gtk2hs more Windows friendly, even
> to the point of filing Gtk bugs and tracking their progress. I'm sure
> having made Mac friendly noises, they will come rushing to your aid
> :-)
> Thanks
> Neil
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