[Haskell-cafe] Mobile app development?
kc1956 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 21:41:23 CET 2013
Then it looks as if the easier implementation would be small Haskell
VM's for the various platforms with a byte code compiler.
I do not believe the JVM supports all the optimizations GHC can do.
Can the LLVM be easily ported to do this?
On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 11:40 AM, Andrew Pennebaker
<andrew.pennebaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Might be easier to have the browser connect to a Haskell app.
> Not all apps can be run as thin clients. 3D video games and other intensive
> programs aren't easily done as thin clients. Mobile Haskell would be very
> powerful, because concurrency and parallelism aren't something the C-family
> languages are supporting that well.
>> On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Andrew Pennebaker
>> <andrew.pennebaker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > There are currently very few options, especially free and open source
>> > options, when it comes to developing cross-platform mobile applications.
>> > app
>> > development on Android, iOS, and Windows RT, that alone would bring in
>> > more
>> > developers.
>> > Similarly, there are very few languages for mobile development that take
>> > advantage of multiple cores and multiple CPUs. Haskell's `parmap` is an
>> > amazing selling point. Can we please prioritize mobile support? I'd much
>> > rather write everything in ML than PhoneGap.
>> > --
>> > Cheers,
>> > Andrew Pennebaker
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