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</p><p>
The <url
- href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/wx/">wxErlang</url>
+ href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/wx/">wx</url>
application lets you make GUIs with
<url href="http://www.wxwidgets.org">wxWidgets</url>, a
- cross-platform toolkit. wxErlang is part of the OTP
+ cross-platform toolkit. wx is part of the OTP
distribution.
+ The deprecated <url
+ href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/gs">gs</url> application
+ uses <url href="http://www.tcl.tk">tk</url> as a backend.
</p><p>
- The deprecated <url
- href="http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/gs/">gs</url> application
- uses TK as a backend. Some people prefer to work with TK
- through <url href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/erlgtk/">
- etk</url>. ETK is a fairly direct binding to the TK toolkit.
- </p><p>
+ For those who like <url href="http://glade.gnome.org">glade</url>,
+ the <url href="http://www.gtk.org">GTK</url>
+ interface builder, there's a
+ <url href="https://github.com/massemanet/gtknode">binding</url>
+ to GTK which is tightly coupled to glade. For the bare-metal
+ types, there's some <url ref="http://www.sics.se/~joe/ex11/">
+ interesting work</url> to directly access the X protocol.
+</p><p>
- There's also an <url
- href="https://github.com/massemanet/gtknode">Erlang binding to
- GTK</url> and a <url href="https://github.com/nox/gd1_drv">
- binding to GD</url> which is useful for dynamically creating
- JPEG and PNG images).
+ <url href=
+ "http://www.erlang.org/documentation/doc-5.0.1/lib/etk-0.9.3/doc">
+ etk</url>, a fairly direct binding to tk, seems to have been
+ abandoned around 1999, while
+ <url href="http://sourceforge.net/projects/erlgtk/">erlgtk</url>,
+ another binding to GTK, hasn't received much love since 2009.
+</p><p>
- There's a popular <url href="http://www.wings3d.com/">OpenGL
- modeller</url> and some <url
- href="http://www.sics.se/~joe/ex11/"> interesting work</url>
- to directly access the X protocol. </p><p>
+ Related work includes a popular
+ <url href="http://www.wings3d.com/">OpenGL modeller</url>, and a
+ <url href="https://github.com/nox/gd1_drv">
+ binding to GD</url>, which is useful for dynamically creating
+ JPEG and PNG images.
+</p><p>
</p></section>
<section><title>I've written a library to handle XYZ. How do I get it into the standard Erlang distribution?</title>

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