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Desktop GUI toolkits - current state of the art?
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Date: 2010-11-26 (18:59)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Desktop GUI toolkits - current state of the art?
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 07:49:03PM +0530, 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)? 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.

Given that vala and ruby both use the C API at some level buried
underneath, and cover it up with some syntax, how about starting a
project to do something similar on top of lablgtk2?  I for one would
welcome this since my current project uses lablgtk2 and Gtk is a pain
in the rear.


Richard Jones
Red Hat