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

John MacFarlane jgm at berkeley.edu
Sun Jan 10 16:20:27 EST 2010

+++ Günther Schmidt [Jan 10 10 19:38 ]:
> 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?
> Are there any *continuation* based web server in haskell, something
> similar to Smalltalk's Seaside?

Happstack is not continuation based, but Chris Eidhof shows how to use
Happstack with continuations here: http://gist.github.com/260052 

And Chris Smith has built a package:


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