nehe-tuts VS xcffib

Compare nehe-tuts vs xcffib and see what are their differences.


OpenGL NeHe tutorials converted to Haskell (by dagit)


A drop-in replacement for xpyb based on cffi (by tych0)
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nehe-tuts xcffib
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0.0 6.0
almost 11 years ago 4 days ago
Haskell Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


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  • 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): # pip3 install xcffib==0.12.1 # Install cairocffi with pip # The order of xcffib and cairocffi is important and the flags are important: # 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?

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Rasterific - A drawing engine in Haskell

nanovg - NanoVG Haskell bindings

free-game - The free game engine

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

GLFW-b - Haskell bindings to GLFW

hip - Haskell Image Processing Library

ombra - Graphics engine written in Haskell.

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

unm-hip - The University of New Mexico's Haskell Image Processing Library

X11 - A Haskell binding to the X11 graphics library.

sdl2 - Haskell bindings to the SDL2 library

x11-xim - haskell library to use xim