[Haskell-cafe] Study GUI and FRP sequentially or concurrently? Superimposing graphics and text.

Stephen Tetley stephen.tetley at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 08:09:38 UTC 2015

Hi Jeffrey

You might want to take a serious look at Blobs:


Almost certainly it will have bit-rotted, but when it was active it
would definitely have been the best starting point for a "boxes and
arrows" editor.

Best wishes


On 7 January 2015 at 01:06, Jeffrey Brown <jeffbrown.the at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> I want to write a mindmapping app, like Freeplane, which involves drawing
> rectangles containing text and arrows connecting them. For that purpose,
> today I installed reactive-banana, wxWidgets, wxHaskell and
> reactive-banana-wx. (It's the first complex install for which I didn't have
> to write the list for help!)
> Am I correct that the question of whether graphics can be superimposed over
> text depends only on wxHaskell, and not reactive-banana? Would you recommend
> first writing code that uses only wxHaskell, to become familiar with the
> library, or jumping right in by using reactive-banana at the same time?
> Regards,
> Jeff
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