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11 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 6 May 2023
FRP solutions sound very attractive. But reflex seems to be stuck on the outdated GHCJS, and I haven't been able to get it to build. The newer JS output in GHC doesn't yet have DOM support. And even if I used one of those, figuring out how to interact with a LaTeX renderer might be tricky.
The Quest for the Ultimate GUI Framework
4 projects | reddit.com/r/programming | 22 Apr 2023
I only have experience using Reflex, which I regard as the main contender for FRP UI libraries in the Haskell sphere. It's got a flashy website, but I think the documentation is a bit disorganized -- it took a long time for me to figure out how to get going with the library (you find some pieces of knowledge scattered here and there, if you look hard enough). My plan was to learn it well enough to onboard other people, but I don't think I could convince anyone who hasn't already decided that they're gonna make UIs in Haskell no matter the required effort.
Simple GHC stack for a novice
6 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 17 Oct 2022
Once someone has spent a bunch of time with Haskell and sees the value, they will find Nix if it makes sense. Maybe they'll want to play with https://reflex-frp.org, or they'll discover they want a better way to package 3rd-party dependencies, or they start using NixOS and want to nix all the things, etc. etc. Or, maybe they'll never find a use for it, and that's okay.
Functional Reactive Programming
9 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 16 Aug 2022
Exploring ideas in Haskell
3 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 14 Jan 2022
Now, I've been convinced to take another look at reflex. This quick reference seems very useful, most other resources seem to always discuss reflex-dom specifically. I'm not really interested in that.
Is Haskell capable of this?
8 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 25 Nov 2021
Have a look at https://reflex-frp.org/, or https://owickstrom.github.io/gi-gtk-declarative/, they are an interesting and different way of working with UI in a non imperative way.
6 projects | dev.to | 5 Apr 2021
Comparing Elm with Reflex
5 projects | dev.to | 22 Mar 2021
Reflex is the framework that allows creating reactive web applications in Haskell.
5 projects | reddit.com/r/neoliberal | 18 Mar 2021
Also you’re the Haskell guy no? Found this while reading a Wikipedia article
Creating a Haskell Application Using Reflex. Part 1
3 projects | dev.to | 15 Mar 2021
Hi there! My name is Nikita. At Typeable, we develop frontend for some of our projects using the FRP approach, specifically, its Haskell implementation – reflex web-framework. The resources that offer guidelines for this framework are quite limited, so we decided to fill this gap more or less.
Why are haskell applications so obscure?
7 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 10 Jan 2023
Regarding smartphone applications, I've recently been working on a simple application with Obelisk (https://github.com/obsidiansystems/obelisk), which uses GHCJS and is pretty usable once you've gotten into Reflex a bit, though it produces somewhat opaque type errors sometimes. I do not know though whether Obelisk can do anything beyond webview apps. If so, I do not know how yet.7 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 10 Jan 2023
You can make all those things in haskell, and I do professionally. Frontends (entirely in haskell), native IOS and Android applications, Servers, and Games. In fact the framework Obelisk does most of these all out of the box.
Any advice on making a mobile app using Haskell?
2 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 16 Dec 2022
From researching seems like Obelisk might be the right tool for this, but wanted to know if others had built mobile apps in Haskell and their experience/advice if this is a good root to take?2 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 16 Dec 2022
Building a Haskell CRUD stack with Obelisk for PowerZonePack
3 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 15 Dec 2022
Thanks for the comment! We can honestly say that Obelisk is far from perfect, but we're continuously improving the project in our daily basics. And that's why we encourage you to start your adventure with the lib anew. If you still miss a guide to routing with Obelisk, please read this doc. Our team would be happy to answer your further question regarding Obelisk; feel free to email us anytime!3 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 15 Dec 2022
Thank you for your feedback; by writing this post, we wanted to familiarize the audience with using Haskell language as a universal, full-stack language. If you are interested in diving into more technical details, a good starting point would be to take a look at the Obelisk's codebase.
GitHub - NorfairKing/haskell-dependency-graph-nix
2 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 7 Dec 2022
I also had a use case where I needed to extract the nix derivation dependencies of haskell packages: https://github.com/obsidiansystems/obelisk/pull/933
Web development in Haskell
7 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 9 Aug 2022
There's also GHCJS, with https://github.com/obsidiansystems/obelisk being (probably) the best choice, but personally I found it extremely tedious to set up a dev environment (not a nix guy) and there's also the learning curve of FRP.
The Big List of Haskell GUI Libraries
8 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 6 Jul 2022
Monthly Hask Anything (July 2022)
6 projects | reddit.com/r/haskell | 1 Jul 2022
I can't speak to the nicest way, as I haven't actually developed any Android apps with Haskell, but I've been meaning to give Obelisk a try.
What are some alternatives?
reflex-platform - A curated package set and set of tools that let you build Haskell packages so they can run on a variety of platforms. reflex-platform is built on top of the nix package manager.
Elm - Compiler for Elm, a functional language for reliable webapps.
sodium - Sodium - Functional Reactive Programming (FRP) Library for multiple languages
dunai - Classic FRP, Arrowized FRP, Reactive Programming, and Stream Programming, all via Monadic Stream Functions
reflex-dom - Web applications without callbacks or side-effects. Reflex-DOM brings the power of functional reactive programming (FRP) to the web. Build HTML and other Document Object Model (DOM) data with a pure functional interface.
rhine - Haskell Functional Reactive Programming framework with type-level clocks
vscode-ghc-simple - Simple GHC (Haskell) integration for VSCode
reflex-native - Framework for writing fully native apps using Reflex, a Functional Reactive Programming library for Haskell.
gi-gtk-declarative - Declarative GTK+ programming in Haskell