hip VS xcffib

Compare hip vs xcffib and see what are their differences.

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hip xcffib
0 1
113 90
- -
0.0 6.1
3 months ago about 2 months ago
Haskell Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of xcffib. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-07-04.
  • How to install on Ubuntu: my solution
    3 projects | /r/qtile | 4 Jul 2023
    #!/bin/bash # last updated July 4, 2023... “We will not go quietly into the night..."" # Update system sudo apt-get update # Install core dependencies sudo apt-get install -y python3-cffi libpangocairo-1.0-0 --reinstall # Install xcffib with pip # pinning to this version since newer versions don't have ffi_build (I think renamed to just ffi): # https://github.com/tych0/xcffib/tree/v0.12.1/module pip3 install xcffib==0.12.1 # Install cairocffi with pip # The order of xcffib and cairocffi is important and the flags are important: # https://github.com/qtile/qtile/issues/994#issuecomment-497984551 pip3 install --no-cache-dir --no-build-isolation cairocffi==1.4.0 # Install Qtile pip3 install qtile==0.22.1 --force-reinstall # Create a desktop entry for Qtile echo "[Desktop Entry] Name=Qtile Comment=Qtile Session Exec=qtile start Type=Application Keywords=wm;tiling" | sudo tee /usr/share/xsessions/qtile.desktop echo "Qtile installation completed successfully. You can select Qtile from your session manager."

What are some alternatives?

When comparing hip and xcffib you can also consider the following projects:


friday - Fast image IO and transformations.

nanovg - NanoVG Haskell bindings

typed-spreadsheet - Typed and composable spreadsheets

nehe-tuts - OpenGL NeHe tutorials converted to Haskell

barcodes-code128 - A Haskell library for generating Code 128 barcodes

yampa-canvas - Blank Canvas backend for Yampa

graphviz - Haskell bindings to the Graphviz toolkit

free-game - The free game engine

graphics-drawingcombinators - Combinators for drawing 2D shapes and images in Haskell (using OpenGL)

opencv - Haskell binding to OpenCV-3.x

opengles - A simplified OpenGL ES core wrapper library for Haskell.