[Haskell-cafe] Haskell with ncurses

Robin Palotai palotai.robin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 06:53:30 UTC 2016

I used vty-ui in the past with great pleasure. But on hackage now I see
it's deprecated in favor of [brick](

Have fun!

2016-11-21 5:21 GMT+01:00 Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>:

> On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 11:18 PM, Atrudyjane via Haskell-Cafe <
> haskell-cafe at haskell.org> wrote:
>> I would almost prefer something simple like ncurses.
> ncurses is rarely as simple as it looks. The API has rather ridiculous
> edge cases, because curses was originally ripped out of the vi source code
> and wasn't intended for general use; the Haskell bindings to it are either
> low level and little different from C programming, or higher level but
> annoyingly incomplete.
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/brick might be of more interest.
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