[plt-scheme] state of mzscheme and gtk2

From: Daniel Pinto de Mello e Silva (daniel.silva at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Feb 9 22:44:35 EST 2005

On Wed, 09 Feb 2005 15:24:53 -0300, Pedro Kroger
<kroegerlistas at pedrokroeger.net> wrote:
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> Hi,
> Is someone working on a gtk2 binding for mzscheme? I googled these
> references, but AFAIK none seem to be developed any more:
> Neil W. Van Dyke
> http://list.cs.brown.edu/pipermail/plt-scheme/2002-October/000970.html
> mzGtk2 - Gtk2 for mzscheme, doesn't seem to be complete:
> http://www.elemental-programming.org/epwiki/mzgtk2_manual
> mzgnome on source forge
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/mzgnome/

mzgnome is the project I put on SourceForge.  It uses Eli's FFI
mechanism to talk to libglib, libgobject, libgthread, libgdk, libgtk,
libglade, libgnome, and libgnome-ui straight from C.

I have enough bindings to write apps like this Flickr uploader:

or this Yahoo LaunchCast video search UI:

I'll package it for planet soon, but I recommend using mzGtk2 instead,
since it looks more complete.

Yet Another Way (tm) to use GTK -- if you're brave and have some time
to kill -- would be to go through PyGTK with Spy, as in this


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