[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] [ANN] Initial release of the threepenny-gui library, version 0.1.0.0
ierton at gmail.com
Sun Jul 21 21:19:06 CEST 2013
Hi, I have a Path problem when installing threepenny-gui from Hackage.
Probably somtething trivial.
Could not find module `Paths'
Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
Failed to install threepenny-gui-0.1.0.0
cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
threepenny-gui-0.1.0.0 failed during the building phase. The exception was:
2013/7/21 Heinrich Apfelmus <apfelmus at quantentunnel.de>:
> Dear Haskellers,
> And the shark, he has teeth,
> And he wears them in (his) face.
> And Macheath, he has a knife,
> (But) yes the knife, no-one sees.
> After an obligatory cryptical quotation from a famous writer, I am pleased
> to announce the first public release of *threepenny-gui*, a cheap and simple
> library to satisfy your immediate GUI needs in Haskell.
> Want to write a small GUI thing but forgot to sacrifice to the giant rubber
> duck in the sky before trying to install wxHaskell or Gtk2Hs? Then this
> library is for you!
> Threepenny-gui is easy to install (!!) because it uses the web browser as a
> display. Internally, we implement a small web server that communicates with
> the browser to display GUI elements. Consequently, you can use HTML and CSS
> to design the user interface. You can freely manipulate the HTML DOM and
> handle browser events by writing Haskell code.
> hackage - http://hackage.haskell.org/package/threepenny-gui
> examples - https://github.com/HeinrichApfelmus/threepenny-gui#examples
> source - https://github.com/HeinrichApfelmus/threepenny-gui
> Many thanks to Daniel Austin for collaborating with me on this project and
> to Chris Done for implementing the Ji library which is the basis for this
> On that note, the threepenny API for creating and manipulating GUI elements
> departs from earlier traditions. Do you like the new look and feel of the
> API? What do you think could be improved? Try it out and send us your
> Best regards,
> Heinrich Apfelmus
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