[erlang-questions] wxErlang release

Steve Davis <>
Mon Mar 9 14:37:57 CET 2009


Hi Mats,

Do you mean XRC? Yes, making a loader for XRC, XUL, XUI etc as well as 
the "gxml" I'm working with now should be possible. I have a bit of an 
issue with specifying element attributes as children which seems to be 
the current trend, but that won't stop me providing that kind of support 
when everything else is a bit more stable.

regs,
/sd

mats cronqvist wrote:
> 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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