hscurses

NCurses bindings for Haskell https://github.com/skogsbaer/hscurses

Version on this page:1.4.2.0
LTS Haskell 9.18:1.4.2.0
Stackage Nightly 2017-07-25:1.4.2.0
Latest on Hackage:1.4.2.0
LGPL licensed by John Meacham <john at repetae dot net> Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov at iki.fi> Don Stewart <http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons> Stefan Wehr <http://www.stefanwehr.de>
Maintained by Stefan Wehr <http://www.stefanwehr.de>

Module documentation for 1.4.2.0

hscurses -- A Haskell Binding to ncurses
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hscurses is a Haskell binding to the ncurses library, a library of
functions that manage an application's display on character-cell
terminals. hscurses also provides some basic widgets implemented on
top of the ncurses binding, such as a text input widget and a table
widget.

The hscurses library has been reported to work on Linux x86 using GHC
6.12.1, 7.0.3 and 7.2.1.

Building and installing the hscurses library with GHC
-----------------------------------------------------

Requirements:

- GNU m4
- GHC >= 6.8
- ncurses

Build and installation steps:

runhaskell Setup.hs configure
runhaskell Setup.hs build
runhaskell Setup.hs install

In order to generate the API documentation, you need haddock
(http://www.haskell.org/haddock). The command is then:

runhaskell Setup.hs haddock

Using the hscurses library:
---------------------------

Just add the flag `-package hscurses' to the compiler flags. At the
moment, user documentation is only available through Haddock API
documentation.

Windows support:
----------------

Windows support relies on pdcurses (http://pdcurses.sourceforge.net/),
which is already packaged for MinGW
(http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/files/MinGW/PDCurses/PDCurses-3.4-1/)
and can be installed with mingw-get.

Thanks to Jos�Romildo Malaquias (malaquias@gmail.com) for porting
hscurses to the windows platform!

Copyright:
----------

John Meacham <john @ repetae . net>, 2002-2004.
Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov @ iki.fi>, 2004.
Don Stewart <http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons>, 2004.
Stefan Wehr <http://www.stefanwehr.de>, 2004-2011.

History:
--------

John Meacham started the binding for his chat client Ginsu
(http://repetae.net/john/computer/ginsu/).

Tuomo Valkonen integrated to code into Riot
(http://modeemi.fi/~tuomov/riot/), with minor modifications.

Don Stewart improved the code for the Yi editor
(http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/yi.html).

Stefan Wehr turned the binding into a standalone library. He also
added some basic widgets.

Changes

1.4.2.0 (2015-02-12_
- support for werase and winsch (thanks to Ryan Newton)
- add wnoutrefresh for more efficient updates of multiple windows (Ryan Newton)
- use getmaxyx for scrSize, remove non-recommended approach of reading
LINES and COLS global variables (Ryan Newton)
- fixed findNextActiveCell (Matthew Hague)
- support for GHC 7.8 (Mi�ek Bak)

1.4.1.2 (2012-09-12)
- support for GHC 7.6

1.4.1.1 ?

1.4.1.0 (2011-09-11)
- support for GHC 7.2 (thanks to thoughtpolice)
- support for windows (thanks to Jos�Romildo Malaquias)

1.4.0.0 (2011-02-02)
- support for GHC 7
- dropped support for GHC 6.10
- re-added support for unicode
- use new exception API
- proper version constraints in .cabal file
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