[Haskell-cafe] The Good, the Bad and the GUI

Alberto G. Corona agocorona at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 23:22:59 UTC 2014

But formlets are implemented in the server side.  and you probably think in
applications with heavy use of JavaScript for validations, interaction
 etc. In this case, there is a formlet implementation in the client side,
which is my.. Ahem!... package hplaygroud:


2014-08-12 1:14 GMT+02:00 Alberto G. Corona <agocorona at gmail.com>:

> Wojtek. What you say is exactly what has been solved time ago by fomlets
> in Web interfaces.  There are many formlet library and almost all haskell
> web framework use formlets.
> 2014-08-12 0:57 GMT+02:00 Wojtek Narczyński <wojtek at power.com.pl>:
>> On 12.08.2014 00:53, Alberto G. Corona wrote:
>>> I think that the GUI people hace to embrace the formlet concept, used in
>>> HTML interfaces sooner better than later. The GUI development has lost the
>>> train by trying to interface C libraries that are decades old. The reactive
>>> solutions complicates the problem rather than to simplify it. That means
>>> that they are not the correct paradigm.
>>>  I'm mainly interested in HTML/JS GUIs. Perhaps I should have stated it
>> explicitly upfront.
> --
> Alberto.

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