gloss: Painless 2D vector graphics, animations and simulations.

[ graphics, library, mit ] [ Propose Tags ]

Gloss hides the pain of drawing simple vector graphics behind a nice data type and a few display functions. Gloss uses OpenGL under the hood, but you won't need to worry about any of that. Get something cool on the screen in under 10 minutes.


Automatic Flags

Enable the GLUT backend


Enable the GLFW backend


Expose versions of display and friends that allow you to choose what window manager backend to use.


Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info


Note: This package has metadata revisions in the cabal description newer than included in the tarball. To unpack the package including the revisions, use 'cabal get'.

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Dependencies base (>=4.8 && <5), bmp (>=1.2 && <1.3), bytestring (>=0.10 && <0.11), containers (>=0.5 && <0.7), ghc-prim, GLFW-b (>= && <2), gloss-rendering (>=1.13 && <1.14), GLUT (>=2.7 && <2.8), OpenGL (>=2.12 && <3.1) [details]
License MIT
Author Ben Lippmeier
Revised Revision 1 made by ScottWalck at 2020-01-13T09:09:53Z
Category Graphics
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Source repo head: git clone
this: git clone v1.13.0.0)
Uploaded by BenLippmeier at 2019-09-15T11:44:33Z
Distributions Debian:, LTSHaskell:, NixOS:, Stackage:
Reverse Dependencies 36 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Downloads 66801 total (199 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.75 (votes: 12) [estimated by Bayesian average]
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2019-09-15 [all 1 reports]