Whats holding ~100% D GUI back?

Paulo Pinto pjmlp at progtools.org
Wed Nov 20 08:22:53 UTC 2019

On Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at 07:52:47 UTC, Ola Fosheim 
Grøstad wrote:
> On Tuesday, 19 November 2019 at 23:25:12 UTC, aberba wrote:
>> http://nanapro.org/en-us/
> Thanks for sharing btw, I've now looked a bit more closely at 
> the C++ GUIs you mentioned, and Nana seems to be the only one 
> of these 4 that that attempts to be a UI framework, and it 
> appears to be slow moving and a bit weird. So it has a long way 
> to go before taking on the alternatives (gtk etc).
> These:
>> https://google.github.io/flatui/
>> https://github.com/vurtun/nuklear
>> https://github.com/ocornut/imgui
> seems to require you to build your own graphics/input 
> handling... which can be a lot of work if you don't have one 
> already (i.e. mostly for games).  Dear ImGUI appears to receive 
> some financial backing from game studios/Google. FlatUI is 
> backed by Google.
> I guess you could port Dear ImGUI to D, might be a good idea 
> actually, but you would still be a long way from writing your 
> own GUI application.

Flatui like many things Google is abandonware.

It never went anywhere beyond a couple of NDK game samples.

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