A solid GUI Framework for Haskell?

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  • GitHub repo gi-atk

    Generate Haskell bindings for GObject-Introspection capable libraries

    gi-gtk (part of the haskell-gi project) is still actively maintained and it is in LTS 18.

  • GitHub repo freer-simple

    A friendly effect system for Haskell

    Why do you need a GUI library, if you can write your application using extensible effects frameworks, just choose any and enjoy!

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  • GitHub repo extensible-effects

    Extensible Effects: An Alternative to Monad Transformers

    Why do you need a GUI library, if you can write your application using extensible effects frameworks, just choose any and enjoy!

  • GitHub repo eff

    🚧 a work in progress effect system for Haskell 🚧 (by hasura)

    Why do you need a GUI library, if you can write your application using extensible effects frameworks, just choose any and enjoy!

  • GitHub repo imgui

    Dear ImGui: Bloat-free Graphical User interface for C++ with minimal dependencies

    You might be interested in Dear ImGUI.

  • GitHub repo dear-imgui.hs

    Haskell bindings to Dear ImGui, an immediate mode GUI toolkit

    Which appears to have a Haskell binding

  • GitHub repo fltkhs

    Haskell bindings to FLTK GUI toolkit.

    fltkhs is under active maintenance and development: https://github.com/deech/fltkhs/tree/TheGreatConsolidation

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  • GitHub repo wxHaskell

    wxWidgets wrapper for Haskell

    Turns out the situation isn't as dire as I thought, perhaps because the Haskell ecosystem has matured a little in recent years in terms of backwards compatibility (Cabal 3 being a major, but vital, exception): https://github.com/wxHaskell/wxHaskell/pull/40

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