gui building in haskell

Ashley Yakeley [email protected]
Mon, 15 Jan 2001 13:02:53 -0800


At 2001-01-15 11:24, Jan Kort wrote:

>When Manuel's Haskell GTK+ binding (gtkhs) is finished it will
>be really cool.
>
>On top of gtkhs there are/will be many other libraries and tools:
>- iHaskell: a high level GUI library that avoids the eventloop
>  mess.
>- GtkGLArea: 3D graphics in your GTK+ application using Sven's HOpenGL.
>- GUI painter: All you need is a backend for Glade. I'm currently
>  working on this. Or at least I was half a year ago, other (even
>  more interesting) things claimed most of my spare time.

Would some kind Haskell-to-Java bridge be a cost-effective way of 
providing a multi-platform GUI library, as well as network, SQL, RMI 
etc., etc.?

It doesn't necessarily imply compiling to the JVM. Java could simply see 
the compiled Haskell code through the JNI.

-- 
Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA