[erlang-questions] wxErlang release

mats cronqvist <>
Mon Mar 9 14:02:28 CET 2009


Steve Davis <> writes:

> Hi Mats,
>
> This experiment with gx/gxml is to see how the ideas of the GS
> interface can be applied to building GUIs in Erlang without having to
> learn the entire and somewhat complex wxErlang API...
>
> ...from what I see wxGlade is a GUI designer (they say specifically
> it's not a builder) and also it runs on Python. I imagine when "gx/
> gxml" settles down a bit it should be possible (and probably easier)
> to write a GUI designer that can spit out gui definitions as either
> xml or term files from the designer app. The question then I guess is
> should "gxml" really be XUL or XRC... for now it's still very early
> days.

  What I was getting at was that using the same XML form as the one
  wxGlade uses also for "gxml" might be a win. IIRC, there is direct
  support in wx for that format.

  mats



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