[racket] Racket/GUI

From: Stephen De Gabrielle (stephen.degabrielle at acm.org)
Date: Wed Mar 27 08:41:33 EDT 2013

(Comments/questions below)

On Monday, 25 March 2013, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> At Sun, 24 Mar 2013 21:21:28 -0700, Дмитрий Шевелёв wrote:
> > 1. In the library are very few widgets. Is there more widgets?
> The `mrlib' libraries provide a few more, including the `hierlist%'
> widget for hierarchical lists.

Check out the source code of 'MrEd Designer' in PLaneT


> > 2. Perhaps there is Binding on Qt5 or wxWidgets?
> Not currently.
> You can use the FFI to pull in more Gtk, Win32, or Cocoa widgets on the
> corresponding platform. The `get-handle' and `get-client-handle'
> methods of a `window<%>' provide access to the underlying GUI toolkit's
> object, which lets you mix `racket/gui' windows and naive widgets.

I'm fascinated by this, I'm having trouble locating an example where it is
used to bring in a native control.

like a candidate, but I'm having trouble understanding what is being done?**

> > 3. Where can I find more documentation on programming gui applications in
> > racket.
SirMail source code is also worth a look.

Kind regards,



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