[Haskell-cafe] FRP Tutorial

briand at aracnet.com briand at aracnet.com
Wed Dec 24 07:05:00 UTC 2014

On Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:41:55 -0700
Lucas Paul <reilithion at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been trying to get my feet wet with Functional Reactive
> Programming, and I'd like to play around with a library and some
> examples, particularly one that's already set up to work with a GUI
> framework like Gtk2Hs or wx. But it's been nightmarish trying to find
> something that works.
> - Grapefruit examples wouldn't compile because they were trying to
> import things I couldn't find in Hackage. (Codebreaker.hs, for
> instance) Examples using git-level stuff?
> - reactive-banana-wx wouldn't build because I have array-0.5 on the
> system level and cabal couldn't resolve dependencies.
> - threepenny-gui example Buttons.hs wouldn't compile (16:30:
> ‘jsStatic’ is not a (visible) constructor field name)
> Am I just having a run of bad luck, or is FRP really elusive right now
> for some reason? Should I just be learning some other GUI discipline
> if I want to write interfaces for my Haskell stuff?
> Sagely advice would be very much appreciated.

I can't offer advice, but I'm certainly interested in the answer.


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