[Haskell-cafe] "Best" FRP package for newbie

edgar klerks edgar.klerks at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 13:00:04 CET 2012

As beginner I really liked reactive-banana. I used it in a inhouse
project for the graphical user interface (wx) and I found it easier to
use than the "imperative" approach. Unfortunately the
reactive-banana-wx package seems to be broken on 7.2.

On 2/18/12, Adam Duracz <adam at duracz.net> wrote:
> Hi Arnaud,
> While not necessarily in line with the state of the art of FRP libraries, I
> can warmly recommend going through the parts of Paul Hudak's "Haskell School
> Of Expression" that cover the Functional Animation Library ("FAL", basically
> a light version of Fran).
> The book introduces FRP concepts gently and FAL is really nice to work with,
> at least when it comes to the type of code that is discussed in that book.
> Good luck!
> //Adam
> On Feb 17, 2012, at 12:00 , haskell-cafe-request at haskell.org wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am interested in exploring more in depth FRP. I had a look at the wiki
>> page and started to explore "reactive" which looked promising at first
>> glance and backed by quite a few articles and tutorials, but 1) it did not
>> install properly on my haskell platform and 2) from the mailing-list
>> archives it seems to have died a couple of years ago.
>> So my question is : What package would you recommend me to get my hands
>> dirty with FRP? I am mostly interested in things related to music and
>> network programming, if that matters.
>> Thanks in advance for your help,
>> Arnaud
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