[Haskell-cafe] Design question, HTML for GUIs?

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 13:57:08 EST 2010

2010/1/10 Günther Schmidt <gue.schmidt at web.de>:
> Hi everyone,
> as probably most people I find the GUI part of any application to be the
> hardest part.
> It just occurred to me that I *could* write my wxHaskell desktop application
> as a web app too.
> When the app starts, a haskell web server start listening on localhost port
> 8080 for example and I fire up a browser to page localhost:8080 without the
> user actually knowing too much about it.
> Is that a totally stupid idea?
> Which haskell web servers would make good candidates?

No; Happstack. See Gitit for an example - it is a wiki, but people use
it locally all the time, such as myself or Don Stewart.


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