[Haskell] Drawing charts via Haskell

Gerbrand van Dieijen info at gerbrand-ict.nl
Fri Dec 23 16:41:14 EST 2005

Everybode, many thanks for your replies!

Jean-Philippe Bernardy schreef:

>Maybe SVG is a suitable target/intermediate format. IIRC cairo (and
>thus probably gtk2hs) can render it.
>On 12/20/05, David Roundy <droundy at abridgegame.org> wrote:
>>On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 03:14:29PM +0100, Gerbrand van Dieijen wrote:
>>>I plan to develop a library in Haskell to draw charts, such as pie
>>>charts, bar charts and line charts, to visualize data.  Functionality
>>>will be similar to gnuplot, or chart libraries that already exist for
>>>other languages. The chart library is for (part of) my master-thesis
>>>project and it is still in its planning phase.
>>>There are several graphic-libraries for Haskell, but I couldn't find any
>>>specifically for drawing charts. To avoid that I am reinventing the
>>>wheel, does anyone know of such a library that is already developed or
>>>being developed?
>>Not that I know of.  I would say, though, that if you write a charting
>>library, it would be great to separate the display from the layout as much
>>as possible, so that different backends could be plugged in.  Not as much
>>as gnuplot, but enough that it would be easy to support different gui
>>libraries, or direct postscript output.  I'd definitely like to have such a
>>module available.
>>David Roundy
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