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1 parent be2032c commit a9cf5f2a0eb7f569fee021ed0baed5b7398035ff Matthias committed Jul 16, 2009
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@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@
</section><section>
<title>GUI and Graphics</title>
<p>
- gs and webtool provide ways to build a gui.
+ wx, gs and webtool provide ways to build a gui.
</p>
</section>
@@ -147,24 +147,28 @@
<section><title>Is there a toolkit for building GUIs?</title>
<p>
- There are several. The reliable-but-ugly option is <c>gs</c>,
- which is described <url
- href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/gs/">
- here</url>. <c>gs</c> works on both windows
- and unix (X Window System).
- </p><p>
+ There are several.
+</p><p>
+
+ The <url
+ href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/wx/">wxErlang</url>
+ application lets you make GUIs with <url href="www.wxwidgets.org">
+ wxWidgets</url>, a
+ cross-platform toolkit. wxErlang is part of the OTP
+ distribution.
+</p><p>
- Many people prefer to use <url
- href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/erlgtk/">
- etk</url> which is a fairly direct binding to
- the well-known TK toolkit.
+ The older <url
+ href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/gs/">gs</url> application
+ uses TK as a backend. Some people prefer to work with TK
+ though <url href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/erlgtk/">
+ etk</url> which is a fairly direct binding to the TK toolkit.
</p><p>
Other graphics-related items on
<url href="http://jungerl.sourceforge.net/">sourceforge</url>
are gtkNode (a C node which gives access to a large subset of GTK2) and
gd1_drv (a driver which dynamically creates JPEG and PNG images).
-
There are a few projects involving experimental graphics
interfaces, including a binding to gtk (Ed: can someone
@@ -174,11 +178,6 @@
interesting work</url> to directly access the X protocol.
</p><p>
- Finally, many projects which use Erlang recognise that
- very fine tools are available for creating GUIs using
- Java, so they use Java for the GUI portion of a system.
- <c>Jinterface</c> is one way to interface Erlang to Java.
-
</p></section>
<section><title>I've written a library to handle XYZ. How do I get it into the standard Erlang distribution?</title>
<p>

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