Re: Android splash and icon

2021-04-16 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
The Standalone Application Settings for this are not as intuitive as they could be. You do not need a splash screen, because it in fact does nothing on Android. The 48x48 icon you needed was the Status Bar Icon that is only used for Push/Local notifications. It would be nice if there was a

Re: mobileStoreMakePurchase not working for iOS

2021-03-29 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
ind regards, > Panos > -- > > On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 at 05:29, Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via > use-livecode wrote: > >> I have released my first project with in-app purchases but only to 50% >> platform success: Android works but iOS does not. I?m using the directions

Re: [bug] strange memory leak in LC

2021-03-28 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
Big Sur 11.0.1, LC 9.6rc3 LiveCode seems to become unresponsive when my iMac goes to sleep and then wakes up and logs in. Don’t have any recipe for it, but when I when I left it overnight it had completely taken over my machine this morning.

mobileStoreMakePurchase not working for iOS

2021-03-25 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I have released my first project with in-app purchases but only to 50% platform success: Android works but iOS does not. I’m using the directions at https://lessons.livecode.com/m/4069/l/186807-how-do-i-implement-in-app-purchases-in-livecode-apple-appstore but am getting generic errors. I had

Re: Android commissions (JeeJeeStudio)

2021-03-19 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> Note that this can take a long while, perhaps a very long while I’m just excited to increase my earning potential by 15% in 6 months at the 2 app stores, all by doing absolutely nothing myself (thanks Epic Games for scaring big tech!). After having a paid app in the stores for a few years

Re: IOS Screen resizing /EXACT FIT not working as before

2021-03-18 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
Found this old thread and forgot that I discovered my problem a few weeks ago, so thought I would post in-case it helps anyone else. I was Copy Files including an info.plist because I had some special permissions needed for the app: THIS was the problem. Normally I would compile the app, then

Android commissions

2021-03-18 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
In November 2020 I reported a similar story about Apple. It seems Android is following suit and cutting their take from 30% to 15% for small developers. This is GREAT for those of us selling under $1M worth of software annually! Blog story:

Re: Apple Push Notifications update

2021-03-17 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
way you *send* push notifications to your app. > > Kind regards, > Panos > -- > > On Thu, 4 Mar 2021 at 19:22, Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode > wrote: > >> I feel blindsided by an email I received today from Apple indicating they >> are dep

Apple Push Notifications update

2021-03-04 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I feel blindsided by an email I received today from Apple indicating they are deprecating the binary push notification method at the end of the month. I’ve dealt enough with trying to keep up with Android push changes over the years, but this seems to be the first major Apple update. This

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-17 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
This is an excellent idea. Provide the basic skeleton, but then demo a couple completed concepts as well to show what could be done. I would be willing to collaborate to make a finished example and document the process. LiveCode is extremely powerful, but as others have noted some of these

Re: Text field in Windows standalone not receiving keyboard focus

2021-01-31 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
activesw.com > On January 28, 2021 3:33:39 PM Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via > use-livecode wrote: > >> I have an app with a group of fields who are struggling to accept keyboard >> input. It seems to just be 1 group of 4 fields on a single card (that has >> b

Re: Text field in Windows standalone not receiving keyboard focus

2021-01-29 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> - add a keydown handler in the field. Is it received? This is received under the same circumstances described before. I can’t add a breakpoint because the Remote Debugger will take focus from the standalone, which is one of the known workarounds. If I add an answer “foo” the focus is

Text field in Windows standalone not receiving keyboard focus

2021-01-28 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I have an app with a group of fields who are struggling to accept keyboard input. It seems to just be 1 group of 4 fields on a single card (that has been noticed). You can click in the field and the blinking I-bar is inserted, but typing on the keyboard does nothing. Pasting text into any of

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-20 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> Thanks Kee, but I am a bit puzzled by the restriction. > > That would require complicity from the businesses, which if reputable would > be a stretch, no? For example, if I had an app that linked to course > selections on University websites, are they going to suggest that these could > be

Re: Building a Standalone MacOS App in 9.6.1

2021-01-06 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
So far I have been able to explain to my limited client base that this can be side stepped, and they are ok with that for now (AKA don’t want to pay for the necessary upgrade that will be needed). If you double-click to open the app you will get a notice that the app isn’t notarized and you

Re: reading QR-code on Mac from an imported image

2020-11-23 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
You should be able to use mergAV with the source set as library or album. I use the live camera (“video”) to read barcodes. mergAVRequestMediaAccess "video" --Andrew Bell on mouseDown mergAVRequestMediaAccess --“audio” ## DEPRECATED parameter requirement end mouseDown on

Apple commissions

2020-11-18 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
Apple, in what seems to me like a giant screw you to Epic Games (or leveraging in current court battles), is cutting their piece of the pie in half for small developers: 30% --> 15% https://www.engadget.com/apple-small-business-program-15-percent-112259064.html

Re: IOS Screen resizing /EXACT FIT not working as before

2020-11-07 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I’m having a similar issue with “letterbox” on an a project. It has fit fine for years: exact fit on older devices with black bars on top/bottom of newer devices. But when I rebuild now, it shows black bars on all 4 sides of an iPhone 11. (old build currently on AppStore renders just on

Re: DG outcomes on desktop vs mobile

2020-10-23 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
This happened to me, twice, in a project I just launched. I was in crunch so didn’t have time to properly document but something happened where the DG wasn’t loading. I could take the same dgData or dgText and load it to another DG fine. Being on mobile made this harder to debug because even

Re: LC iOS Command 'mergPopActivity'

2020-10-18 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
The limited documentation is at http://mergext.com/home/mergpop/ Glad to hear that Elanor might be working on some more documentation. This feature (like push notifications and mobile camera) are difficult to test since the emulator either doesn’t work or has

Re: The iOS "Files" folder

2020-10-13 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> It looks from the minimum documentation I have that you could do much the > same with an image, but I have not tried it. I use this in a (now abandoned) feature of an app to take a screenshot of the mobile stack and share the image. Switched to this after mergSocial stopped working when

Re: DataGrid 2 swipe actions

2020-08-27 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
. -Andrew Bell > > Subject: Re: DataGrid 2 swipe actions > Message-ID: <166ab8a2-7e58-2303-4d72-f366960d9...@sonic.net> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8; format=flowed > > On 8/26/20 9:36 PM, Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode wrote: > >> T

DataGrid 2 swipe actions

2020-08-26 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I was inspired by today’s Lockdown Learning Series presentation and looked at adding swipe gestures to a current project. This whole process made WAY more sense after re-watching Michael’s presentation (I saw it live too, but was over my head last year). I’m struggling with a large DG. I’ve got

Re: Cross Platform Font Layout - current workarounds

2020-08-25 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
Sean- My degree is in TV/stage production and digital design. I’ve built web sites (HTML, WordPress, LiveCode), produced/directed broadcast and streaming programs, and delivered custom software on Mac/PC/Web (using Director and Flash), and now Mac/PC/iOS/Android using LiveCode (because you’re

Re: Integrating Desktop or mobile application with LMS using LTI 1.3

2020-08-06 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I would be excited to help test this! The higher ed school I work with uses Canvas by Instructure, a large open-source LMS. You can find documentation at https://github.com/instructure/canvas-lms/wiki —Andrew Bell > > Thanks for the responses. I am still actively working on this. > > I

Re: WebSites made using Livecode.

2020-07-07 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> In my own personal and subjective experience, LiveCode shines when you are > building desktop applications, or combining desktop applications with > server-side solutions. > With LC you can ship a whole suite of desktop and mobile apps that act as > companions to the business your client is

Re: Browser

2020-06-21 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> I am again looking at implementing Javascript charts within a LC browser. > Looking at amCharts. > Got a chart displaying easily within the browser widget. > Tries to print the card but the widget does not print. I’m using amCharts in another project and ran into the same problem: everything

Re: Catalina Entitlements or Permissions (was Possible Catalina problem)

2020-06-18 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> http://newosxbook.com/ent.jl > > Now, if only I could figure out from the database which ones I need to add. Wow, that is an AWESOME tool! I hate that Apple won't pull a single engineer off a project to write some documentation. A similar solution I use is to make-up for Apple’s confusing

Re: revCopyFolder - execution error in standalone

2020-06-08 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
What flavor of macOS is this standalone trying to run? I’m guessing it has to do with the enhanced disk permissions in the newer versions. You might need to check System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Files and Folders or Full Disk Access for a blocker. —Andrew Bell > > Clarification -

Re: ADA Compliency

2020-06-01 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I’m glad this has been brought up as I have done some internal investigation myself, with mixed results. A higher education institute I work for pushes us hard for a11y forward workflows (to the point where we’re supposed to include a text description of any MEMEs we post in the official Slack

Re: LC 9.6.0 RC1 Splash/Launch Images

2020-05-22 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I had the same problem when creating storyboards: the icon was too big. My app was portrait so I could tell the dimensions were backwards, but when using the the recommended sizes the logo ran off the edges. Placing the 1x version in the 2x slot (and the 2x in the 3x slot) seemed to make things

Re: mergAV Select specific rear camera

2020-04-30 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
“Bug” submitted, though this is probably a Feature Enhancement in hindsight. https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22714 -Andrew Bell ___ use-livecode mailing list

Re: mergAV Select specific rear camera

2020-04-30 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
The only devices that are returned by mergAVCamGet(“video devices”) is: com.apple.avfondation.avcapturedvice.built-in_video:0 Back Camera com.apple.avfondation.avcapturedvice.built-in_video:1 Front Camera mergAVPick(“rear camera”) brings up the native camera controls, but my goal is to have

mergAV Select specific rear camera

2020-04-30 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I’m using mergAv to access video on mobile. I can access the front camera but only one of the rear cameras on my iPhone 11, the 1x “normal” lens rather than the 0.5x “wide angle”. Is there a way to access the multiple lenses that Apple has on their newer devices? —Andrew Bell

Re: Making an iOS app look like one

2020-04-16 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> - Fields to display information, some of which must allow input via > keyboard or pasting. Although there is a Native Android Field widget, there > isn?t one for iOS, so I don?t know what my options are. I want the kind of > fonts and font sizes that are typical of iOS, but so far I haven?t

Re: Problem simulating a location (Graham Samuel)

2020-04-14 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
> > From: Graham Samuel > I suppose I can try the test on a real phone, but I would rather stick to the > simulator for now. If you have a physical device, regardless of age, try it. There are some things that either don’t work (like camera) or are spotty in the emulator. > And I haven?t

Re: Getting started with geographical coordinates

2020-04-03 Thread Andrew at MidWest Coast Media via use-livecode
I feel that Calculate Distance script has been shared before, because it looks strikingly similar to one that I use in my mobile app (and is WAY better written than I ever could have done), so thank you. Recently I was tasked by my cousin to come up with a delivery system for his brewery since