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Date: 2010-11-26 (19:09)
From: Yoann Padioleau <padator@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Desktop GUI toolkits - current state of the art?

On Nov 24, 2010, at 1:38 AM, Martin DeMello wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 4:58 AM, Yoann Padioleau <> wrote:
>> What is better looking in vala or ruby/gtk ?
>> What you don't like in lablgtk ?
> Both ruby and vala make an effort to provide nice syntactic support
> for gtk code, so that it looks like a natural part of the language.

Could you give some example of code explaining that ?
Code in vala/ruby  vs same code in lablgtk.

> The OCaml code from the gtk2 tutorial looks very C-ish, whereas I was
> hoping for something closer to a GUI DSL. Jacques Garrigue has pointed
> out that there is actually both a low-level and a high-level API, so
> I've probably just been put off by the low-level code.
> martin