[reactive] Re: GTK + Reactive
conal at conal.net
Wed Nov 26 18:53:01 EST 2008
If you're curious about functional approaches to GUIs, check out the
I'm very interested in making more progress in this area.
2008/11/26 Levi Stephen <levi.stephen at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 8:26 AM, Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 26 Nov 2008, at 22:50, Levi Stephen wrote:
>>> This is no longer a problem I managed to get this working by adding the
>>> following lines:
>>> updater <- mkUpdater (cGetTime clock) (return () `stepper` quitOnDestory
>>> idleAdd (updater >> return True)
>> Excellent! I look forward to seeing a release of reactive-gtk some time,
>> it'd be lovely to be able to program "proper" GUIs in a truely functional
> Just don't hold your breath ;)
> My project is more to develop an app, but I'm experimenting with using
> reactive and gtk together. Hopefully something like reactive-gtk could come
> out of it, but that isn't what I'm aiming for atm. If anything useful does
> turn up, I will package it though.
> In particular, I'm not sure what the best way to represent GUIs in a
> reactive program is. Currently I'm just using an approach similar to the
> above, where any GTK event is 'wrapped' using makeEvent to create a reactive
> Event. I hope to get a better idea of what the best way is as I proceed and
> refactor as I go.
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