[Haskell-cafe] My experience setting up Haskell up for GUI development

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun May 18 17:18:10 EDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-19 at 00:02 +0300, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> Hi Bulat,
> Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> > if main part of your program is GUI - it's better to stick with C# and
> > all its visual bells and whistles. the only good thing with gtk2hs is
> > that you got Linux portability for free. actually, people will think
> > that you have developed it on linux and ported to windows at the last
> > day :D
> Isn't there now a Windows native look for gtk2? 


> When will gtk2hs support it?

It has done for several years now.

> In the meantime, I guess that is an advantage of wxHaskell.

As far as I know the visual differences are pretty small. If you know of
anything specific we can file bugs with the Gtk+ folk, they've fixed
lots of little differences over the last few years.


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