PHP is definitely the most popular language for letting you code this way,
but then it is pretty much only for the web unlike most other languages.
Other languages can work this way too - e.g. Python has PSP, Java has JSP
as does Ruby, Lua etc. but not as popular as PHP.
On 2017-12-04 00:22, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote:
There are actually 2 PRs for toast... one LCB and another in the engine
itself. 5860 & 5018
Indeed - the LCB one started off as a transliteration of the engine
implementation provided by @HedgeHao... It has the advantage of being a
On 2017-12-05 18:55, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
Can you describe what you mean by fork() here? In a discussion a
while back I made reference to an earlier post you'd made about
fork(), but the response from the engine team left me with the
impression that it's merely the way
I regularly mix both .lc scripts and HTML.
I liked the original LC Web-Plugin with the exception
of the very scary download message that was forced
upon us all without any option to tone it down a bit.
Once the mothership decided to abandon it, it was
doomed. It was still great for
Simon Smith wrote:
> Personally I do prefer to mix HTML / code together.
If you mix them together with the implied extended merge of LC Server
rather than an explicit merge with LC Script, I'm afraid nothing in my
toolkit can help.
> I don't think it right to say it is a PHP way to do
Personally I do prefer to mix HTML / code together.
I don't think it right to say it is a PHP way to do things though :) - PHP
does not encourage one to go this route for what I think is usually called
While some platforms, like WordPress have done quiet a bit to encourage
Are you on MacOS 10.13? If yes, what you see is this bug:
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 9:55 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <
> Hi friends,
> before I create a report, can someone please
Hi Klaus - the swatches work fine for me (and from memory always have). I'm
still on Yosemite (10.10.5) though, so perhaps it's a High Sierra thing?
On 6/12/2017 8:56 am, "use-livecode on behalf of Klaus major-k via
> Am 05.12.2017 um 23:18 schrieb Klaus major-k via use-livecode
> Hi Tore,
>> Am 05.12.2017 um 23:03 schrieb Tore Nilsen via use-livecode
>> Seems as if you are right, I cannot use the swatches either in LC 8.2
> Am 05.12.2017 um 23:03 schrieb Tore Nilsen via use-livecode
> Seems as if you are right, I cannot use the swatches either in LC 8.2 (dp2)
> with MacOS 10.13 beta (17A360a). Using the eyedropper tool to pick the colour
> from the swatches works
Seems as if you are right, I cannot use the swatches either in LC 8.2 (dp2)
with MacOS 10.13 beta (17A360a). Using the eyedropper tool to pick the colour
from the swatches works here.
> 5. des. 2017 kl. 22:55 skrev Klaus major-k via use-livecode
before I create a report, can someone please confirm that we
cannot use the "swatches" at the bottom of the Mac color chooser?
Clicking them does nothing, we have to"re-create" the color with
the sliders (or Crayons or whatever we choose for selecting a color).
Works of course in
Oh I'm an idiot. It's not mobtablefield, it's modtablefield
Email: email@example.com...@uni-wh.de to make sure you have the latest
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <
> do you have an url where i can find
I gave a demo of the progress on it in the last LCG. Its still on track
for completion in the last DP before Christmas.
Kevin Miller ~ ke...@livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
LiveCode: Everyone can create apps
On 05/12/2017, 18:50, "use-livecode on behalf of Tom
I don’t really know if it was DropBox exactly, but I got a temporary glitch
that made my Mac freeze the first time I tried to download your zip file via
the linkg. I tried it again just now and it worked. If I find out any more
about what I did, I’ll let you know!
> On 5 Dec 2017, at
do you have an url where i can find mobTableField or more information about it?
> Am 05.12.2017 um 20:52 schrieb Mike Kerner via use-livecode
> The other option is to use mobTableField
Finding answers faster than expected. Spotify seems to want minimum 96kbps. If
we use this for our own app/mp3's delivered by CloudFlare -- God only knows it
that makes any sense at all… but we have to start somewhere…
Now, I'm not super savvy on these units but I think this means 96 X 125
The other option is to use mobTableField (I think Bernd is the author) if
you don't need all the bells and whistles of the DG.
I'm using both in different mobile apps. The original DG works fine even
for large DG's with horizontal and vertical scrolling, but MTF is even more
@ Charles (and anyone else)
tsNetSetTimeouts 30, 0, 30, 6, 30, 1000
I need to implement this in our app… "minimum amount of data…" is obviously
different from "no connection whatsoever"
Your example assumes that for this use case, 30 seconds is acceptable. That may
I stand corrected!
You are indeed right: I moved my "carrot.mp3" file out of the same
folder as the stack
and, no, no sound despite their being an embedded "carrot.mp3" file in
What a bu**er.
On 5/12/17 8:45 pm, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
Hi folks, I'm bidding on a project and would like to get a sense as to the
eta of datagrid 2 especially on mobile. I would love to buy a LC Indy
License and do the job.
During Campaign the eta was oct/november, but i get they are just
estimates. Is there a more up to date eta?
> Am 05.12.2017 um 19:38 schrieb Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
> NO: a player does not "demand" an external file as my example stack
> [ and I
NO: a player does not "demand" an external file as my example stack
[ and I would be VERY interested to know, Graham, what that did to your
The player in that stack plays an embedded mp3
Thanks to Panos and to Jacque (and earlier to Richmond, even if his link had an
alarming effect on my DropBox!). Am I right to think the LC documentation is
deficient in this area, or did I just miss it? For example, although it’s in
the LC dictionary, “playstopped” can’t be found by searching
I have some tools I developed for server apps, which allow me to develop
and test both client and server within the same local LC IDE instance.
As you can imagine, this has improved development efficiency by orders
It's much a much more xTalk-like way of working, and once you
As always, Mark - thank you for that excellent detailed response. It gave me
much to consider.
Sent from my iPhone
> On Dec 5, 2017, at 12:55 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
> Andre Garzia wrote:
> > Some other languages support full threads
Andre Garzia wrote:
> Some other languages support full threads and some even allow you to
Can you describe what you mean by fork() here? In a discussion a while
back I made reference to an earlier post you'd made about fork(), but
the response from the engine team left me with the
Specialfolderpath("resources") is especially convenient in another way. In
a standalone it points to the location of the files that were added to the
Copy Files pane of the standalone settings. But in the IDE it points to the
folder containing the current mainstack. If you organize your files
Apologies for the top post, but it seemed easier than responding to the
rather long single-track thread this has generated. :)
On 2017-12-04 12:32, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote:
In looking at node.js it seems that two things stand out - LC server
waits for the database to send a
Lol hahaha, sorry :)
I meant "playrate", and indeed I wrote "playrate", but Safari auto-complete
keeps changing it to "playmate" :)
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 3:58 PM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <
> Hi Panos,
> > Am 05.12.2017 um 14:17
Hello again - this page describes some of the things I am talking about:
If LC had a mechanism to use the non-blocking functions in a database, like
the library for MariaDB described in that page, then we could eliminate all of
> Am 05.12.2017 um 14:17 schrieb panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
> You can do that by checking "the playmate of player 1". ...
where "Player 1" = Hugh Heffner (RIP)? :-D
You can do that by checking "the playmate of player 1". If it is 0, then
the player does not play
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Thank you Andre,
The fact that one of the bottlenecks is in waiting for the database to get the
data back is what I was targeting. If LC just sends a request to a different
program, and that program spawns a new thread for each request, then LC is free
to keep working. In this way, LC would be
It is not that simple. There is no silver bullet that can be added to a
language to make it scale by couple orders of magnitude like this. LiveCode
engine while is executing your business logic is not doing anything else
(it might be tidying up the house bit, I haven't looked at it but
*- embedding an MP3, or alternatively providing a path to the default
folder for the MP3 file for standalone creation*
Include the .mp3 file (say "myFile.mp3") in the "Copy Files" section. This
will be accessible from the **standalone** using the
Thanks Panos - I know that. I am however looking for comprehensive instructions
as to how to use a player object via script, e.g
- embedding an MP3, or alternatively providing a path to the default folder
for the MP3 file for standalone creation
- starting the player
- monitoring the player
To make this happen, it seems like we would need an external that multithreads
database queries and sends the query results back to LC as a new message. It
would have to bring in a new ID for each request and return that ID with the
Can the ODBC external do that?
Sent from my iPhone
The command "play ' on desktop plays the file as an audioclip,
and audio clips can be in WAV, AIFF, or AU format. If you want to play an
mp3 file, you have to use a player object.
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 11:06 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
Happy, Happy 5th of December: by sheer chance I stumbled on how to do
this . . .
In fact the whole thing is dead easy (not, admittedly clear from the
On 5/12/17 12:47 am, Graham Samuel via
No player object: on Macintosh the mp3 file comes out as "squishy noise".
On 5/12/17 12:47 am, Graham Samuel via use-livecode wrote:
Hi - perhaps due to not picking the right search terms in the documentation, I
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