May 26, 2018

Extensible Perl toolkit for multi-platform GUI development

Prima is an extensible Perl toolkit for multi-platform GUI development. Platforms supported include Linux, Windows NT/9x/2K, OS/2 and UNIX/X11 workstations FreeBSD, IRIX, SunOS, Solaris and others. The toolkit contains a rich set of standard widgets and has emphasis on 2D image processing tasks. A Perl program using PRIMA looks and behaves identically on X, Win32 and OS/2 PM. The toolkit includes a visual builder VB and a graphic pod viewer utility podview . The examples are installed into perl site in Prima/examples directory. A ‘hello world’ code is as simple as follows

use Prima qwApplication Buttons; PrimaWindow-> create text => ‘Hello world!’, size => [ 200, 200], -> insert Button => centered => 1, text => ‘Hello world!’, onClick => sub $application-> close , ; run Prima;

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