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From: Yoann Padioleau <padator@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Desktop GUI toolkits - current state of the art?

On Nov 23, 2010, at 6:19 AM, Martin DeMello wrote:

> 
> What are the actively developed options for writing desktop GUI apps
> in OCaml? Anything other than lablgtk2 (which, at least from a brief
> look through the examples, looks rather ugly, codewise, compared to,
> say, vala or ruby/gtk)?

What is better looking in vala or ruby/gtk ?

> I'll use lablgtk2 in a pinch, but I'm curious
> as to whether anyone has been experimenting with toolkit bindings with
> an eye towards better syntax and APIs.

What you don't like in lablgtk ?

Something I definitely does not like with lablgtk are the type errors
(but I doubt ruby/gtk is better in that respect ...; I still prefer hard-to-read
type errors than no-type-checking).

> 
> (Note that I don't care about a native look and feel, I'm more
> interested in how the code looks.)
> 
> martin
> 
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