[Haskell-cafe] Status of Haskell + Mac + GUIs & graphics
apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Wed May 18 09:33:11 CEST 2011
Conal Elliott wrote:
> I still haven't found any way to do GUIs or interactive graphics in Haskell
> on a Mac that isn't plagued one or more of the following serious problems:
> * Incompatible with ghci, e.g., fails to make a window frame or kills the
> process the second time one opens a top-level window,
> * Goes through the X server, and so doesn't look or act like a Mac app,
> * Doesn't support OpenGL.
> A year or two ago, I put my Haskell GUI & graphics work on hold while
> waiting & hoping for a functioning pathway to open. So far I haven't heard
> of one.
> If anyone has found a solution, I'd love to hear!
I've asked a similar question on stackoverflow
and answered it myself. Basically, GLFW works (on my machine) as long as
you don't call the GLFW.terminate function. The answer includes an
example program that you can try out.
It might be worth to include the extra hoops (EnableGUI) in the GLFW
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