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If you are working with Haskell and making iPhone apps, or if you intend to soon, please fill in your info below. By helping each other out, we can work more productively and have more fun.There are at least two ways to use Haskell to make iPhone apps. One is having a Haskell-to-iPhone compiler, which would probably cross-compile from another host environment (probably Mac OS X). Another way is to write Haskell programs that generate iPhone-compatible code when run (rather than when compiled), based on an embedded DSL, similarly to Compiling Embedded Languages.
- GHC for iOS (GitHub)
- Building a GHC cross-compiler for Apple iOS targets (GHC wiki)
- Cross Compiling for iOS with GHC; a discussion on Reddit about "Building a GHC cross-compiler for Apple iOS targets"
- HOC Haskell to Objective-C binding
- Reactive DSL currently with JS backend. We might be working on Objective-C backend during Hack-ɸ.
- Stanford course: iPhone Application Programming, with online notes, code, and lecture video.
- Haskell Objective-C FFI proposal (work-in-progress)
- Haskell-iPhone Mailinglist (iphone at haskell.org)
- GHC-iPhone, a project to enable and promote the use of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler to create programs and libraries for the iPhone
- Cross-compiling Haskell to OMAP3 and iPhone platforms, a blog article
- Developing iPhone applications in Haskell — a tutorial, blog article
GHC as a cross compiler
GHC has full support for cross compiling to iOS: See https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/CrossCompiling/iOS
Jhc as a cross compiler
Jhc has full support for cross compiling to the iPhone. Information on how to do so is in the jhc manual under Cross Compilation. Basically, you just add the following to your ~/.jhc/targets.ini
[iphone] cc=arm-apple-darwin-gcc merge=le32
and then invoke jhc with the --cross and -miphone options.
Other ways to stay in touch
Chat with us on the #haskell-iphone IRC channel on freenode. Does anyone know how to set up channel logging?
|Name||Contact info||Haskell-fu (0-5)||iPhone-fu (0-5)||Have (to share)||Need||Intended iPhone apps|
|Conal Elliott||Home, blog, wiki user, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, IRC: conal||5||0||Functional graphics & GUI, misc Haskell libs, design skills, iPhone basics||Haskell-to-iPhone compiler, tricky iPhone stuff||Interactive graphics toys|
|Chris Eidhof||Home, Tupil, wiki user, Twitter, Linkedin, IRC: chr1s||4||3||iPhone experience, web programming experience, dependent types experience||Haskell-to-iPhone compiler (either as DSL or GHC Core -> iPhone)||Navigation-based apps (think of things like iTunes, Facebook, etc.), Games (maybe using a combination of FRP and something like arrowlets)|
|Daniel Peebles||Home, Twitter||3||4||Extensive iPhone platform knowledge||GHC cross-compiling to ARM Mach-O||Nothing in particular yet|
|John Meacham||Home, blog||-||-||Working Haskell to iPhone compiler (jhc)||Testers and Feedback to make cross compilation smoother. HOC integration with jhc.||Symbolic Algebra Application, Equation Editor|
|Eelco Lempsink||Home, Tupil, wiki user, Twitter, Linkedin, IRC: eelco||4||3||iPhone and web experience||Haskell-to-iPhone with (Cocoa Touch) API intergration||Nothing in particular, looking for a good Haskell use-case :)|
|Bernd Brassel||Home,art2guide||5||4||Haskell experience, iPhone developer||iPhone embedding into Haskell, good programmers||audio-visual guiding systems|
|Martin Kudlvasr||not exactly home,LinkedIn, irc: trin_cz, xmpp: email@example.com||3||0||year of haskell experience in OpenGL and project euler||iPhone basics, Haskell-to-iPhone compiler||fascinated by reactive, game development|
|Sebastiaan Visser||Projects, wiki user, Twitter||4||0||Some experience/ideas about building EDSLs.||Deep EDSL Haskell-to-ObjectiveC, high-level to target GUI/animation.||Nothing in particular yet. Want to have objective C backend for this EDSL.|
|Manuel Chakravarty||Home, blog, wiki user, Twitter, LinkedIn, IRC: Chilli||5||2||Haskell EDSL & compiler know how; Objective-C and Cocoa Touch basics||Haskell tools for iphone dev||games & productivity apps|
|Ryan Trinkle||wiki user, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, IRC/AIM: RyanT5000||4||3||GHC iPhone compilation (working, to be contributed to GHC soon)||Smart people||Games|
|Stephen Blackheath||wiki user, IRC: blackh, email||4||2||Working with Ryan Trinkle to release GHC iPhone compilation||Games|
|Simon Marlow||wiki user, Twitter, IRC: JaffaCake||5||0||Happy to help with GHC porting issues: ask on #ghc|
|Simon Michael||home, email, IRC: sm||3||1||hledger project, darcs/happstack/web dev/sysadmin experience|
|Max Weisel||Home, Twitter, IRC:mxweas||3||5||Ample Toolchain/SDK development knowledge & experience.|
|Sung Yoon||Home||1||4||iPhone App development||Games, interactive graphics/sound apps|
|Jonathan Fischoff||LinkedIn, Facebook, wiki user, IRC: jfischoff||1||1||Game engines. Art asset pipelines.||Games, graphics toys|
|Lyndon Tremblay||Home, Facebook, wiki user, Twitter, IRC: whomasect/humasect/Sitting||4||5||Experienced mac/iphone/haskell/gnu developer. Maintaining and clean GL and AL wrappers, and cleaner ObjC integration which allows to develop Cocoa apps. (can provide and also port to iPhone), and defunct Xcode haskell plugin considered to be rewritten.||Haskell-to-iPhone compiler, tricky iPhone stuff, GHCi||Games, roguelike, scrolling shooter - Realtime game and procedural development visualization engines and environment, animation and music apps|
|Bryan Turner||Home||3||3||Professional Haskell programmer, experienced mobile/embedded developer. Experience with iPhone Safari development via HTML, XML, JS, SQL. Native iPhone work via C, OpenGL.||Interested in connecting with other Haskell for iPhone developers.||Productivity, games, next-gen human interface.|
|David Terei||Twitter, user, IRC: davidt_||4||0||GHC compiler knowledge, LLVM knowledge.||Interested in porting ghc to ARM||Anything|
|Ivan Perez||Company facebook, Linkedin, Twitter: email: ivan (dot) perez (at) keera (dot) co (dot) uk]||4||2||Games, Applications with GUIs, several mobile applications.||Compiling Haskell for iPhone||Games, apps.|
|Josh||Website:email nerdsville (at) nerdsville (dot) net||1||0||Desire and ability to learn||Experienced in Haskell who is willing to teach||Undecided|