FLTK native in 'D'. Would that be useful?

Dave Dave_member at pathlink.com
Sun Jul 23 22:13:30 PDT 2006

Dieter Dannerbeck wrote:
> matthiasm schrieb:
>> Hi,
>> I am one of the co-authors of FLTK. I like 'D' and as a test I have 
>> manually
>> translated parts of FLTK into native 'D' code. This is obvioulsy very 
>> different from just writing a wrapper,
>> more involved, but also more rewarding.
>> Before I jump into manually porting a few hundred thousand lines of 
>> code, I
>> would really like to know first if the 'D' community is interested in 
>> such a thing at all and if I can get
>> sufficient support and a reasonable number of users.
>> What do you folks think?
>> Matthias
>> FLTK is a Fast and Light user interface Tool Kit. It sets directly 
>> onto the low
>> lever interfaces of the three main supported platforms 
>> (MSWindows:WIN32, Unix including Linux: X11, Mac OS X:
>> Carbon/Quartz). FLTK is in use by several thousand people all over the 
>> world. It comes with a
>> visual user interface designer that spews out readable C++ (and after 
>> the coversion 'D').
>> Come check it out at http://www.fltk.org/
> Oh yeah go for it!

Here's a link for a few nice tutorials on FLTK:


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