[Haskell-cafe] Re: dsl and gui toolkit
alp at mestan.fr
Mon Oct 5 07:49:16 EDT 2009
It'd be great if you could at least paste some sample lines of usage
of your library.
On 10/5/09, Gregor Burger <burger.gregor at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi there,
> i can't resist to post grun here! although its python based
> the ideas behind are great! maybe some excellent haskell
> hackers can borrow some ideas from it.
> 2009/10/5 Günther Schmidt <gue.schmidt at web.de>
>> lemme have it please!
>> Am 05.10.2009, 12:42 Uhr, schrieb Andrew U. Frank <
>> frank at geoinfo.tuwien.ac.at>:
>> writing a gui is a mess (independent of wx or gtk) - too much detail is
>>> and not enough abstraction is done. haskell can help.
>>> i have written an experimental way of producing the GUI automatically
>>> with a
>>> description of the semantics of the types and operations involved (a la
>>> ontology, evnetually comparable what protege produces).
>>> the input is a descriptionof the entity ypes, the fields used, the
>>> dependencies between the fiels, plus the operations used.
>>> the division in screens and their layout.
>>> the rest ist automatic.
>>> the result is a GUI (with preferably gtk but i had also a wx version
>>> the ideas were inspired by eliot conal's work and wxgeneric, which
>>> administrative applications either too restricted or to specific.
>>> if somebody wants to try it out for his application, please write
>>> frank at geoinfo.tuwien.ac.at
>>> (there is not much documentation and the code is not yet completely
>>> testing by somebody else would be very valuable!)
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