Re: LC 9.6.0 DP 2 Question

2020-01-15 Thread Pi Digital via use-livecode
Hi Charles Just use the default LiveCode Stack. The others are there for backwards compatibility to older versions of LC like LC6 or LC5.5. 2.2 is useful to be able to open in LC5 for example. To be able to open it in LC8.x.x or LC9.x.x, leave it as LiveCode Stack. All the best in DP2 Sean

Re: LC 9.6.0 DP 2 Question

2020-01-15 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/15/20 5:03 PM, Charles Szasz via use-livecode wrote: Please note that I am not trying to save the LC 9.6.0 DP 2 with Save As for stack compatibility with previous versions of LC. In that case, why would you select anything other than the default? -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

LC 9.6.0 DP 2 Question

2020-01-15 Thread Charles Szasz via use-livecode
I just started using LC 9.6.0 DP 2. Since it is a developer preview, I save my changes by using Save As. When I used Save As with a different stack name, I get several options for the stack format. What is the recommended stack format so you can continue to use LC 9.6.0 DP 2. with the

Re: Admob integration

2020-01-15 Thread Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
I created a widget for it a few years back after which Admob changed their whole approach to how to gain access/display the ads. At the time InfinityLC was not yet completed. By the time it had, I had lost interest -- and most of my clients! (Remember when LC said they would have iOS ObjC ready in

Re: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
If you want to build a decoder for it, here's a javascript demo you can convert. Scripts included. https://webmproject.github.io/libwebp-demo/webp_js/index.html you could even use the JS within an LC browser to do the conversion! just make it into your own library then :) Sean Cole *Pi Digital*

RE: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
Update 2: dwebp command line utility via my new web service API works like a charm. I now can put the webp image into a image control. LC server rocks for banging out these type of things. Thanks again for the info that made this happen! Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode
Get an Intel Nuc. By far the cheapest, easiest and fastest way to get a Hackintosh up and running. Lots of youtube about it and tonnes of helpful people with excellent advice. Works out better than an actual Mac Mini by far. And dual bootable for Linux and Windows too. Sean Cole *Pi Digital *

RE: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
Thanks for all the suggestions! This is a mobile app so shelling is not an option. I will look at the command line utility and make a web service API on my server. Update: I just converted a test webp file on Windows using this utility and it works. Now onto the on-rev server and Linux/web

Re: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Martin Koob via use-livecode
Hi Not sure if this would work but in the following article https://www.howtogeek.com/325864/how-to-save-googles-webp-images-as-jpeg-or-png/ it says there are command line utilities to convert WebP images to PNG and other formats 'Google offers up the utilities to encode, decode, and view

Re: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Ralph, Sounds like you are stuck with it. I think you will have to play around with the browser widget or figure out how to take a screen shot of just the image so you can use it. It’s a headache and a PITA! Good luck! Rick > On Jan 15, 2020, at 1:49 PM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode >

Re: Admob integration

2020-01-15 Thread JJS via use-livecode
If i knew how to create a library or widget for it i would do it too. My knowledge is to little for it,even after reading and trying out the examples from Git and the lessons. For Amazon one can download the sdk jar which perhaps can be loaded and connected with via LCB for Android For

Re: Admob integration

2020-01-15 Thread Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode
On Jan 15, 2020, at 1:03 PM, JJS via use-livecode wrote: > > No one interested in putting ads in mobile apps to get some extra income? Oh, I’m interested, but I’ve given up. I have aa parta program on hold. I assume I’ll end up just writing it in swift. There is *supposedly* a partnership

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
Am I allowed to swear on this forum?cuz F YES! that is what I want to dodual boot. :D Thanks!! On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:01 PM JJS via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Alternative, if you have a decent PC, insert an extra HD or SDD and make > it an Hackintosh and

Admob integration

2020-01-15 Thread JJS via use-livecode
No one interested in putting ads in mobile apps to get some extra income? Op 12-1-2020 om 19:23 schreef JJS via use-livecode: ok i can search on narkive.com, that's great. Reading this " With that being said, we are currently working on various widgets for LiveCode 8 and one that supports

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread JJS via use-livecode
Alternative, if you have a decent PC, insert an extra HD or SDD and make it an Hackintosh and dualboot check details here: https://www.tonymacx86.com/ on how to do it You can nicely play with the iOs Simulator Op 15-1-2020 om 21:45 schreef Richmond via use-livecode: See if it sits within the

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
Thank you all for being so dependable and willing to help. Now I know what to look for...something that runs 10.15. On Wed, Jan 15, 2020 at 3:46 PM Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > See if it sits within the models that can be upgraded to MacOS 10.15 . . . > >

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
See if it sits within the models that can be upgraded to MacOS 10.15 . . . The A1311 was released in late 2011 and can only be updated to MacOS 10.13.6 ! If you can get your hands on a Late 2012 Mac mini that will upgrade to MacOS 10.15:

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread Kaveh Bazargan via use-livecode
On Wed, 15 Jan 2020 at 19:27, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 1/15/20 10:56 AM, Kaveh Bazargan via use-livecode wrote: > > I want to be able to build standalones often, and I cannot distribute the > > code. So from what I understand I have to convert

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 1/15/20 10:56 AM, Kaveh Bazargan via use-livecode wrote: I want to be able to build standalones often, and I cannot distribute the code. So from what I understand I have to convert these back into standard stacks every just before making a standalone, then load them thro the Stacks tab (not

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Jerry Jensen via use-livecode
It could work, but its pretty long in the tooth. Its a 2011 model. 4GB RAM is not enough these days. It is user-upgradable. USB 2.0 ports are frustratingly slow and, shall I say, less reliable than 3.0 and above. That model is at is maximum OS support (10.13). That is also the oldest OS that is

RE: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
Hey Rick, Yes, I have no choice. This in one of many weather icon URLs that our weather provider delivers via their API. I don't know what the image is until it's downloaded and displayed. All of the images to date were/are PNGs. This one seems to be an outlier but I'm worried that more of these

Re: Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Greg (Pink) Miller via use-livecode
First, it is around 9 years old, it can't run Catalina and i am 90% sure it cannot run Mojave. Sometime in the near future you will no longer be able to upgrade to the latest version of XCode at which point you will need a new Mac. It is possible that you already cannot run it. So, if you want

Buying a used apple to run ios simulator.

2020-01-15 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
Hi peeps, I need to run the ios simulator and build ios apps, so I have to buy an apple mac. I have 0 plans to use it for anything else, so I am buying refurbished. Will this system work? Can someone confirm for me?

Re: WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Ralph, Webp format is a google image format. Can you convert the image to standard .png before using it or is this something google is forcing you to use? Rick > On Jan 15, 2020, at 11:44 AM, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode > wrote: > > I have this link although its url is a .png

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread Kaveh Bazargan via use-livecode
On Wed, 15 Jan 2020 at 16:49, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > [...] > > I don't think the SB does that on its own, and I'm not sure it's > something it should do automatically all the time. In the delivered app > is there (or should there be) a difference

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/14/20 8:54 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Mark Wieder wrote: > On 1/14/20 7:52 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > >> Is it a bug that script-only stacks can't be imported into the >> stackfile to become binary substacks? >> > > They can, but it's a one-way

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/14/20 9:25 PM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote: I've only used Github so I can't offer up a comparison. I've been happy with Github for the most part and my company has been working with it for a number of years. Same here. We investigated moving some repos to gitlab some time ago

WEBP Image Format

2020-01-15 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
I have this link although its url is a .png apparently it's in webp format. This has broken my app. https://assets.weatherstack.com/images/wsymbols01_png_64/wsymbol_0007_fog.pn g How do I display this in LC? No shells please as this is a mobile app. Thanks Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 1/15/20 8:24 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote: I REALLY need to start using GIT. I am running into that constantly. Are database schema changes gitable, or would I need to create a separate schema? Export the schema - it's a text file, so it's a good candidate for archiving. You

Re: Changing extention on script only stack

2020-01-15 Thread Greg (Pink) Miller via use-livecode
My need for external editors is mostly for Windows (again, the Windows machines I use are very very old). I also like reviewing and editing code on my iPad when I am on the go, so having external scripts is useful even when I don't have LC running. What else am I going to do at a red light? but I

Re: encrypting script-only stacks

2020-01-15 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
I REALLY need to start using GIT. I am running into that constantly. Are database schema changes gitable, or would I need to create a separate schema? Bob S > On Jan 14, 2020, at 20:36 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 1/14/20 9:46 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >