GUI framework that uses the web browser as a display. (by HeinrichApfelmus)

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  • Is threepenny-gui really reactive?
    6 projects | | 3 Nov 2021
    If you really want FRP, use Obelisk (based on Reflex-Dom. I will call just say "Obelisk" to refer to Obelisk's dependencies Reflex-Dom, Reflex,... too). I like the author of threepenny-gui and the library has the great advantages of not needing GHCJS (Obelisk does not need GHCJS either theoretically but I do not know how easy it currently is to make it work without) nor Nix. But the library was originally built as a non-FRP library and it has been lacking essential FRP combinators for a long time.
    6 projects | | 3 Nov 2021
    When I look at the different examples included with threepenny-gui, I get the impression that they have not designed their programs reactively. For instance, if you see Mouse.hs, you see that they are saying
  • How is it going with desktop apps nowadays? What happened to wxHaskell?
    4 projects | | 20 Jun 2021
    The threepenny-gui library is probably best if you just want a simple way to make GUIs. However, it doesn't really do desktop GUIs as such: it displays your GUI as a webpage running on localhost. However, it does work pretty well with Electron, which gives you a desktop application.
  • Best UI Toolkit for generating UI elements at runtime
    8 projects | | 7 Jan 2021
    For this purpose, I normally use threepenny-gui, which can be used with Electron. (As it happens, that combination is what I’m using for my current Haskell program.)


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HeinrichApfelmus/threepenny-gui is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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