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From: SooHyoung Oh <shoh@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] WxWidgets?

I've followed wxHaskell method and implemented some of widgets
with Ocaml.
Implementing all of widgets of wxEiffel C wrapper requires much time,
so I'm finding more systematic method.

Can you give me more hints about your comments about
how to generate Ocaml binding using wxDirect?

Thanks.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daan Leijen" <daan@cs.uu.nl>
To: "Caml Mailing List" <caml-list@inria.fr>
Sent: Friday, September 17, 2004 7:00 AM
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] WxWidgets?


> Hi all,
>
> I have created a binding from Haskell to wxWidgets, called wxHaskell.
> You can find more information (and nice screenshots) at
> <wxhaskell.sourceforge.net>
> There is also a paper about it at <www.cs.uu.nl/~daan/pubs.html>
>
> I also know that there is a student in France that has made a lot of
> progress
> on an O'Caml binding to wxWidgets (as he contacted me a few times
> about technical issues). He also used the wxEiffel C wrapper (that
wxHaskell
> uses)
>
> Personally, I am very impressed with wxWidgets: wxHaskell works
> very well across the main platforms (MacosX, Windows, and GTK)
> and is quite stable. It is also nice that wxWidgets uses native controls
> on each platform, giving an application native look-and-feel.
>
> A particularly pragmatic route to implementing a wxWidgets binding
> to wxHaskell would adapt the wxDirect program of wxHaskell to generate
> O'Caml bindings and just copy the wxHaskell model -- it would fit O'Caml
> quite well, especially when OCaml objects are used to model the C++
classes.
>
> Anyway, I hope this helps,
> All the best,
>  Daan Leijen.
>
> [ps. I probably won't  respond to this thread anymore as I am going to
> ICFP.]
>
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