phooey: Functional user interfaces

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Phooey is a library for functional UIs.

If you just want to use Phooey, see the main module below (Graphics.UI.Phooey). The other modules (UI.Graphics.Phooey.*) are useful for understanding the implementation and adding new features.

Try out the examples in src/Examples.hs.

See also

This page and the module documentation pages have links to colorized source code and to wiki pages where you can read and contribute /user comments/. Enjoy!

© 2006 by Conal Elliott; BSD3 license.

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  • Graphics
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      • Graphics.UI.Phooey
        • Graphics.UI.Phooey.AFA
        • Graphics.UI.Phooey.ArrowUI
        • Graphics.UI.Phooey.CallBackT
        • Graphics.UI.Phooey.Imperative
        • Graphics.UI.Phooey.LayoutT
        • Graphics.UI.Phooey.MonadUI
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Dependencies arrows, base, mtl, wx, wxcore [details]
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Copyright (c) 2006 by Conal Elliott
Author Conal Elliott
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Readme for phooey-0.3

[back to package description]
Phooey is a library for functional user intefaces.  It's currently built
on wxHaskell, but could probably be tweaked to run on top of other
imperative UI libraries.  For a fuller description and link to
documentation, please see the project wiki page:

You can configure, build, and install all in the usual way with Cabal

  runhaskell Setup.lhs configure
  runhaskell Setup.lhs build
  runhaskell Setup.lhs install

See src/Examples.hs for examples.

The dependencies are recorded in phooey.cabal.  Besides base, you'll need
"mtl", "arrows" and the wxHaskell packages "wx" and "wxcore".  I've tested
Phooey with wxHaskell built on wxWidgets-2.4.2 and on wxWidgets-2.6.3.
Both work, but wxWidgets-2.4.2 is much friendlier with ghci, as it lets
you run more than one wxHaskell app (Phooey app) per ghci session.  With
wxWidgets-2.6.3, the ghci process will crash if you try to run two GUIs.
(True also for ghc-compiled code, but rarely problematic.)  Since there is
no known fix for for this crashing problem, I recommend wxWidgets-2.4.2.

If you find that Phooey doesn't work with some version of base, mtl,
arrows, wx, or wxcore, please let me know, and I'll update phooey.cabal