Functional language for desktop apps

This page summarizes the projects mentioned and recommended in the original post on reddit.com/r/functionalprogramming

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  • Fable: F# |> BABEL

    F# to JavaScript Compiler

    Purescript or F#/Fable with Webview or Photino Native. Alternative to Electron that is light and uses the built in browser.

  • webview

    Tiny cross-platform webview library for C/C++/Golang. Uses WebKit (Gtk/Cocoa) and Edge (Windows)

    Purescript or F#/Fable with Webview or Photino Native. Alternative to Electron that is light and uses the built in browser.

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • photino.Native

    Purescript or F#/Fable with Webview or Photino Native. Alternative to Electron that is light and uses the built in browser.

  • Nim

    Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language. It combines successful concepts from mature languages like Python, Ada and Modula. Its design focuses on efficiency, expressiveness, and elegance (in that order of priority).

    Why don’t you give Nim https://nim-lang.org a try?

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts plus user suggested alternatives. Hence, a higher number means a more popular project.

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