Re: Someone has a copy of the last version of LiveCode to support PowerPC MacOS Classic machines?

2022-01-17 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Thanks a lot Richmond! > On 15 Jan 2022, at 18:51, Richmond via use-livecode > wrote: > > Old and mouldy: https://www.dropbox.com/s/qslejp8mq5tuges/revolution.sit?dl=0 > > On 15.01.22 20:15, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: >> Hey Folks, >> >> I’m

Someone has a copy of the last version of LiveCode to support PowerPC MacOS Classic machines?

2022-01-15 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hey Folks, I’m in the mood to build some hobby toys for old classic macs, just to amuse myself. Anyone here has a copy of the last version of Runtime Revolution to support PowerPC based Macs running classic Mac OS? I used to have a license for them, but I have no idea how to get that license,

Re: [ANN] Release 10.0.0 DP-1

2021-12-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Double check if this is not CORS related. It is very easy to have a request fail because of wrong CORS headers. On Tue, 14 Dec 2021 at 15:00, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2021-12-14 13:50, Rolf Kocherhans via use-livecode wrote: > > First of all

Re: [ANN] Release 10.0.0 DP-1

2021-11-23 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Brave, Edge, and Chrome are all using the same engine. They should perform the same. IIRC Firefox still has the best WASM performance, mostly because it was invented there and they had more time to optimize. That the way the web browsers works is that "they really hate opening local HTML files

Re: Starter Plan offer - China users

2021-09-28 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
To be honest, if “always being able to launch standalone” is a concern for the developer, then they shouldn’t be using the Starter Plan. In my understanding the Starter Plan is a personal experience, it is available so that one can learn programming and use it to build their own tools. If

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-09 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I’ll just add that a couple of pints never means exactly two pints…. Language is a very fluid thing. Sent from my iPhone > On 8 Sep 2021, at 23:14, matthias rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > Btw. this is how Merriam-Webster thinks about couple, few and several. > >

Re: LiveCode 10 - what are your thoughts on the new features?

2021-09-08 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Alex, > On 8 Sep 2021, at 01:33, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode > wrote: > > I just don't understand this one, so no comment. As I understand, this is LC version of the “spread operator”. It allows you to spread the elements of an array as the arguments to a handler. The code: put

Re: IDE performance (Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition)

2021-09-08 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
when you say “so bad” do you mean the script editor or… ? > -- > Scott Morrow > >> On Sep 7, 2021, at 12:57 PM, Andre Garzia via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> to be honest, the IDE on Windows has been so bad for me

Re: IDE performance (Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition)

2021-09-07 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
to be honest, the IDE on Windows has been so bad for me that it caused me to switch back to a mac... > On 7 Sep 2021, at 09:00, Ben Rubinstein via use-livecode > wrote: > > I was wondering this too: when Lagi mentioned 'fix the IDE' I thought this > might be a reference to some of a number

9.6.4-gm-1 what?

2021-09-06 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
So, I launched 9.6.4 today and got a notification to download 9.6.4-gm-1, this is not a version scheme that LC has been using before. I remember them being DP for developer previews, then becoming RC for release candidates, and then stable. I don’t remember Gold Masters in their versions, which

Re: Suggestion: Non-Appbuilding Community Edition

2021-09-06 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Don’t know how many people here remember that they tried that approach with Dreamcard. I really like it, but in the end it didn’t work for the company. I see many members here in the list saying “what should be done”, “what would have worked”, and I wanted to remember every one that while

Re: LiveCode Community - anyone up for maintaining the community edition?

2021-09-01 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
People had eight years to contribute to the community edition, and they didn't. I don't think people would now start caring for and devoting the necessary energy to maintain the community edition. It is because people didn't organise and contribute that this recent change happened. On Wed, 1 Sept

Re: Can't reach license server...

2021-08-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Dear Heather, Can you clarify what will happen to our current licenses? For example, I have an Indy license that goes into March 2022, how does that translate to the new offering? What features do I get? It would be great if the Pricing FAQ could include some text on that topic. Best A > On

Re: 9.6.4?

2021-08-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
eally good new change. > > > >> Am 31.08.2021 um 17:45 schrieb Andre Garzia via use-livecode >> : >> >> not only that but community and community plus also vanished... >> >>> On 31 Aug 2021, at 16:41, matthias rebbe via use-livecode >>> wrote

LiveCode community edition is gone

2021-08-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
here is the announcement: https://livecode.org/ ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode

Re: 9.6.4?

2021-08-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
not only that but community and community plus also vanished... > >> On 31 Aug 2021, at 16:41, matthias rebbe via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> And where are the Livecode Server downloads? >> >> >> >>> Am 31.08.2021 um 17:35 schrieb Andre G

Re: 9.6.4?

2021-08-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
not only that but community and community plus also vanished... > On 31 Aug 2021, at 16:41, matthias rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > And where are the Livecode Server downloads? > > > >> Am 31.08.2021 um 17:35 schrieb Andre Garzia via use-livecode >>

9.6.4?

2021-08-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Something funky is going on the website. It was off for maintenance a couple minutes ago and then all of a sudden, I receive a notification from the updater stack to download 9.6.4 There was no release cycle for 9.6.4. The release is marked as stable. Where were the DPs and RCs for that

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-28 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
the console logs every time I press > the button in the simulator. > > Cheers, > Panos > -- > > On Wed, 28 Jul 2021 at 16:04, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> I’m just bumping this thread because I haven’t been ab

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-28 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
tool and pressed 'open console'. I had the 'Now' > mode activated and filtered for my output. I could see the output. > > But i still do not see it when using the simulator. > > Regards, > Matthias > > > >> Am 12.07.2021 um 17:13 schrieb Andre Garzia via use-livecode

Re: httpd library

2021-07-26 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Bernard, Thanks for the kind words my friend. :-) I can barely believe it has been 15 years already, it feels like yesterday. Don’t worry about the database library, I’m just going to relicense it as MIT which will make it free to use for all use cases. I’m no longer providing support or

Re: httpd library

2021-07-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
g. > > Regards, > Matthias > > > > >> Am 26.07.2021 um 00:18 schrieb Andre Garzia via use-livecode >> mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>>: >> >> Just an update, the httpd library works on mobile. The httpd library I’m >> mention

Re: httpd library

2021-07-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Just an update, the httpd library works on mobile. The httpd library I’m mentioning here is the one bundled with LiveCode. I think Malte built it, it is very similar to the one I built in the past but I am sure it is a bit smarter. I’ve created a demo stack at:

Re: httpd library

2021-07-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I love when you folks call me a young man :-) I’ve been 41 for a while now and no one asks for my ID when I buy a beer anymore. Well, back on topic, is there something wrong with the HTTPD library that LiveCode ships right now? It should serve for the purposes your friend wants. I’m going to

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 12 Jul 2021, at 16:02, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > If you run the app on a real iOS device, do you see your log messages in the > device log for it? Could it be Apple are now funneling simulator logs into a > pane in Xcode - like they do for devices, rather than have

[iOS] possible bug with javascriptHandlers on iOS

2021-07-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I started a thread today about a possible bug with using “put without a target” on iOS. That bug appeared while I was trying to debug a problem with a mobile app we’re developing. It is an odd bug, we have it working on macOS Desktop inside the IDE and on Android, but it fails on iOS. The

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Mark, That’s the problem, I’m looking at the system log on the iOS Simulator and there is no output for put without a target. Om om A > On 12 Jul 2021, at 15:14, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 2021-07-12 15:01, Andre Garzia via use-livecode wrote: >>

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
but it is supposed to work, right? Did this changed in some version? > On 12 Jul 2021, at 14:45, matthias rebbe via use-livecode > wrote: > > I tried here with LC9.6.2 under Catalina. It doesn't work either. > > >> Am 12.07.2021 um 14:49 schrieb Andre

Re: [iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Besides that original problem, I have another one which is that calls to “do … in widget ‘browser’” are not working on iOS Simulator but work fine on the Desktop and Android. The code has no branching for each system, it is the exact same code in all platforms. There is no error, it simply

[iOS] possible console bug

2021-07-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Friends, I’m writing here before I fill up a bug report because I don’t know if I’m doing things correctly. From what I remember, if we did a “put” to stdout, it would appear in the system log on iOS Simulator. Is that still the case? I have an empty stack here with a button with the

Re: the systemversion shows wrong version # on Mac

2021-05-07 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Tiemo, This is not a bug. MacOS Big Sur will identify itself as both 10.16.0 and 11.x. This is by design so that scripts checking for version compatibility can see Big Sur as just a minor version of 10.x The version seen depends on both which SDK was used to compile the app, and also on the

Enhancement request: show the execution contexts in debugger UI

2021-04-20 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Folks, I’ve just submit an enhancement request to add a pane to the script editor to show the execution contexts in the debugger UI. I hope others feel like this is a good enhancement and will join in to support it. https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=23175

Re: On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-15 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I like verbose code that is full of comments. I often have to revisit code that has been made by me five or even ten years ago, and usually never touched again since then. I need to be able to understand it without relying on my memory from way back when. That is why I often prefer code that is

Re: On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
That is the main issue, the code was using the wrong hungarian-lite prefixes. You’d see something like on myHandler pDataA … end myHandler But, lo and behold, on top of the script there would be something like local pDataA Now, is that an argument to a handler? a script-local? It

Re: On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Safety boots are a must for developing safe code. > On 13 Apr 2021, at 16:48, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > It's nothing short of a miracle that the shot didn't go INTO your foot. :-) > > Bob S > > >> On Apr 13, 2021, at 03:05 , Andre Garz

Re: On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 13 Apr 2021, at 16:28, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > Ouch. Don't do that. I agree, that was not my decision. I maintaining this code but I’m not the original developer. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
used a unit testing library. PS: How’s Red Lang going? :D > On 13 Apr 2021, at 12:02, Peter W A Wood via use-livecode > wrote: > > Hi Andre > >> On 13 Apr 2021, at 18:05, Andre Garzia via use-livecode >> wrote: >> >> We don’t even have unit testing

Re: We don't need a Player (was Re: New(?) Idea for Standalones)

2021-04-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I like all that I read here. There are things that are really hard when building standalone apps that I don’t think should be handled by LC HQ, such as “adding AppleScript dictionary” to your app. This is harder than it seems and it involves plist manipulation, fancy sdef xml creation, etc.

Re: Intermittent typing delay in script editor.

2021-04-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I see it on my two windows machine but never on the mac…. It is intermittent and I’m yet to find a recipe, but it is real. > On 8 Apr 2021, at 18:17, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > On 4/8/21 9:52 AM, thompsonmichael--- via use-livecode wrote: > >> LC normally works lightning fast

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-4

2021-04-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 9 Apr 2021, at 20:49, JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode > wrote: > > Of course it's 32bits, even the builds are 32bits on windows except they are > packed in a 64bit container. I’m not sure about that because my Surface Pro X can only run x86-32 apps and it can run LiveCode. If it was

On the dangers of automated refactoring

2021-04-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Folks, I’ve recently read that long thread that almost got people banned and will not comment on it. What I want to comment on is about the kernel of the activity that was mentioned there: refactoring. Often in LiveCode (and most programming languages to be honest) we go coding for a long

Re: Offtopic: Can anybody create a small DLL for me?

2021-04-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Tiemo, Maybe it is possible to parse the result of shell(“ipconfig /all”) To get the same information. I’m not sure which information you’re collecting but I just run that on my windows and I could see every interface and the info about them. Best A > On 12 Apr 2021, at 10:43, Tiemo via

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-4

2021-04-08 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
LiveCode is wy less responsive on Windows than on a Mac. The script editor hangs all the time, even when you turn off all the smart stuff. Removing it from defender and stuff helps but doesn’t solve the problem. LC is quite neglected on Windows and Linux. I understand that mac is the money

Re: How do you handle 32/64 bit Windows standalones?

2021-04-06 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Be aware that windows machines which are running “Windows on ARM” such as the gorgeous Surface Pro X can only run either ARM64 windows apps (which we can’t build with LC) or 32bits x86 windows apps, which we can build. If you want to reach maximum compatibility with windows machines everywhere,

Re: "tsnet (1) Received HTTP/0.9 when not allowed"?

2021-04-05 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
oh, I see…. Just catch up on the thread and saw the font loading issue. I can see how that becomes even more interesting to implement. > On 5 Apr 2021, at 01:00, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > curl is reporting the default because the data it's receiving is zero length: >

Re: "tsnet (1) Received HTTP/0.9 when not allowed"?

2021-04-04 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Are you using the time travel external? HTTP/0.9 has been historical for a long while, you can see more about this protocol at: https://medium.com/platform-engineer/evolution-of-http-69cfe6531ba0 To what server you’re

Re: [bug] strange memory leak in LC

2021-03-31 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
and just got a warning from the OS that I was out >> of application memory. Livecode was using 133.52 GB of memory. It had been >> open for a couple days but it wasn’t doing anything. >>>> -- >>>> Scott Morrow >>>> >>>> Elementary

Re: Android error messages are crap

2021-03-26 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
choose the sdk root folder? > > Cheers, > Panos > -- > > On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 at 15:58, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> So, I’m trying to set this machine for Android development. I have Android >> Studio, I’

Android error messages are crap

2021-03-26 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
So, I’m trying to set this machine for Android development. I have Android Studio, I’ve downloaded the needed SDKs and I’ve got the latest OpenJDK which appears to be jdk16. Now, when I go and try pressing test on the IDE to test it on the device (which is authorized and appearing fine as a

Re: [bug] strange memory leak in LC

2021-03-26 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
ver a period of time. > > All the best with that. > > Sean > > On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 at 10:03, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> I have no idea what happened. I’m running LC 9.6.2-rc-3 on macOS Big Sur >> on M1 I

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-26 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 25 Mar 2021, at 23:29, james--- via use-livecode > wrote: > > I went for a bike ride this morning. > > Just thought I would add a post under this subject that is no longer really > related to the subject anymore. > > Didn’t want to feel left out ;-) > huahuahuaahuahuahuahuaahuahu

[bug] strange memory leak in LC

2021-03-26 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I have no idea what happened. I’m running LC 9.6.2-rc-3 on macOS Big Sur on M1 ISA (so it is running under Rosetta 2). I kept the IDE opened for a couple days, I was working on a gaziliion stacks at the same time and was not yet ready to close them. The stacks were not doing anything, they

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 25 Mar 2021, at 14:58, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > Defaulting to HTTP for customer-facing systems simplifies a lot of > decision-making, and since most of the rest of the world makes the same > choice at least we're in good company. :) Also, HTTP/HTTPS are usually

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 25 Mar 2021, at 01:14, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode > wrote: > > I suppose everything networking uses sockets, but these are protocols with > standardized ways of establishing the connection and securing it. I was > thinking of a custom client server file transfer method, but whether

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 24 Mar 2021, at 23:50, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > And with Windows 10, Microsoft is now embracing Linux in its Windows > Subsystem for Linux, so Win folk can enjoy industry standard tooling on all > OSes: Just be aware that WSL is not activated by default, and you

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 24 Mar 2021, at 19:12, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode > wrote: > > Andre: After TSNet failed, I did try to use AppleScript but Fetch put up a > dialog that it did not allow AppleScript sent from other apps. And BTW, next > time leave in the fun stuff. :) Not accepting AppleScript

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-25 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 24 Mar 2021, at 17:11, Mark Wieder via use-livecode > wrote: > > I think there may be other questions in play as well. > Will I learn anything from doing this? > Will I have fun experimenting with it? > Are there more pressing things I need to do instead? > etc. YES, a thousand times

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-24 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Folks, Thanks a lot for the kind words, it really made my day! <3 Mark, I guarantee that I learned more from you than you from me. Scott, exploding tea infusers are quite dangerous. We managed to get a refund but I’m still terrified of what happened. As for coffee, I’m deep into coffee stuff,

Re: [ANN] New Book: Development Oriented Development

2021-03-23 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
and easy way to set label field text. My goal > now is to create a plugin that will accomplish this. Looking forward to > learning how in the rest of your book. > > Martin Koob. > > > Sent from my iPhone after much consternation trying to type with one > finger. > &g

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 259

2021-03-23 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hey Panos, Thanks for including the message about my new book in the newsletter. Thanks a ton :-) Best A On Mon, 22 Mar 2021 at 20:30, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > Read about new developments in LiveCode open source and the open

XCode 12.4 not working with LiveCode

2021-03-23 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Folks, I have XCode 12.4 here and I don't seem to be able to select it on the LiveCode preferences. It complains about not having the iOS SDK needed but I think it does, or at least it has the correct simulators. Anyone have any clue how to make it work? I'm not running a beta version or

Re: [ANN] New Book: Development Oriented Development

2021-03-17 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
st > Sean > Pi > > > > On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 at 14:11, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > > Hi Friends, > > > > > > I'm quite happy to announce the initial release of my new LiveCode > eBook.

Re: [ANN] New Book: Development Oriented Development

2021-03-16 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Dear Roland, I haven't updated that book in a long time. What I did was switch stores to payhip. In that purchase URL, you'll notice that my name as an author is a link. If you click it, you're redirected to my payhip store at: https://payhip.com/aagarzia Which has the other book for sale as

[ANN] New Book: Development Oriented Development

2021-03-16 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Friends, I'm quite happy to announce the initial release of my new LiveCode eBook. This is a companion book to the previous "LiveCode Advanced Application Architecture" eBook that dives further into making LiveCode IDE a comfortable place for your development workflow. "Development Oriented

Re: Livestreaming some LiveCoding right now

2021-03-11 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> > You should do this again. > > Next time give us some notice so we can join you at the beginning. > > Your voice was only coming out of the left side of my headphones so you > need to balance your audio better. > > Thanks, > > Rick > > > On Mar 11, 2

Livestreaming some LiveCoding right now

2021-03-11 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hey Friends, I found myself in need of building a git plugin for LiveCode today. Instead of building it on my own, I decided to livestream the whole process. To watch it, jump in to: https://youtu.be/cOr87w7GyGs I'm live right now and I have no clue how long this will take and if I will

Re: S3 Compatible?

2021-02-28 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
I think that a consequence of the popularity of S3 REST API was overlooked by the LC HQ when they designed the AWS library. Many of the AWS APIs were copied by other competing products so that they'd become a turn-key replacement for AWS. It is much easier to push your company's backuping solution

Re: Wasm and the LC Roadmap

2021-02-17 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Let me begin by saying that WASM is not a silver bullet. I know this doesn’t happen on our community, and that David is not mentioning WASM as a magical solution for HTML5 deployment. A bit of context is needed to understand why WASM is important and cool. In the past, many C/C++ to Web

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-17 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> On 16 Feb 2021, at 15:26, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode > wrote: > > A sample 'skeleton' app - i.e. complete but not fleshed-out. Initially it > would be for a desktop app (the first sequel will cover mobile). It would > implement "good practices" for many of the common features, with

Re: LC Roadmap

2021-02-15 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Folks, > On 15 Feb 2021, at 01:46, William Prothero via use-livecode > wrote: > > Andre Garza’s post about his planning to write a book on some aspect of > Livecode programming got me thinking about this. First, I think writing books > is useful, but the way many busy folks access

Re: Anyone able to connect to a PostgreSQL database with lc server?

2021-02-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Whatever it was, it is apparently happening on 9.0.4 but fixed in 9.6.2-rc-2, go figure... I don't have time to dive deep into this, I'm just happy to have it working. On Fri, 12 Feb 2021 at 12:42, Andre Garzia wrote: > Hi Folks, > > Before I escalate this to HQ, did anyone here was able to

Anyone able to connect to a PostgreSQL database with lc server?

2021-02-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Folks, Before I escalate this to HQ, did anyone here was able to connect to a postgresql database server using LiveCode Server? I'm getting a hard crash here. The server is exiting with Signal 11 (segmentation fault?) on the call to revOpenDatabase. The arguments passed to the server are

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-20 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
software. > > Perhaps this topic is an idea for a short book (hint, hint). > > Best, > Bill > > William Prothero > http://es.earthednet.org > > > On Jan 20, 2021, at 8:03 AM, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-20 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
WebAssembly (aka WASM) is not a silver bullet. It is not something like "you compile to WebAssembly and then PROFIT". WebAssembly and ASM.js (which is what the current HTML5 LC Runtime uses) are very similar. The advantages of WASM is that it is a lot smaller – since it is bytecode and not

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-20 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
So, Displaying bundled content only (or mostly) allows Apple's static analysis tools to take a look at your app. They can also identify outgoing connections, so they know if you are opening remote pages. If all you do is display local content, and there is no outgoing connections, then security

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-19 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Bill, Let me second what Richard said, you'd be better served by building desktop stack apps than by building web apps. There is no silver bullet for doing web work, there is no magical technology that makes it as easy as LC. The Web is a design by committee with various multi-billion companies

Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-19 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
But apps that are browsers to bundled content are OK. That is how you get Apache Cordova and Phonegap to work. On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 02:06, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 1/18/21 2:20 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: > > > Building a single

Re: [ANN] Release 9.6.2 RC-2

2021-01-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Panos, Is there a potential ETA for M1 support? Best Andre On Tue, 12 Jan 2021 at 09:13, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Dear list members, > > We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.6.2 RC-2. > > > Getting the Release >

Re: LC & Mac M1 Chip

2021-01-08 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Panos, Just updated https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=22955 with a screenshot from 9.6.2-rc-1 running on my M1 machine. I can't reproduce the bug, I guess it is fixed. On Fri, 8 Jan 2021 at 10:35, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hello

Re: LiveCode Advanced Application Architecture eBook price reduced

2021-01-03 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
as I think you use American format dates. > > Lagi > > On Wed, 30 Dec 2020 at 00:28, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Hey Friends, > > > > I've reduced the price of my LiveCode eBook to £9.99. This book will >

LiveCode Advanced Application Architecture eBook price reduced

2020-12-29 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hey Friends, I've reduced the price of my LiveCode eBook to £9.99. This book will teach you advanced techniques, and contains a ton tips and tricks from a seasoned LC developer. Get it from: https://andregarzia.com/books/livecode-advanced-application-architecture.html Kind regards Andre --

Re: Livecode server UNIX version (not Linux).

2020-10-29 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hey Friends, I'm enjoying this thread a lot. I'll not be the person to tell someone not to port LC to some new ISA or OS, I think it would be great if LC would run in BSD. Personally, I don't have the time or even the skillset to help this, but I'd love to benefit from it. Incidentally this is

Re: Livecode server UNIX version (not Linux).

2020-10-28 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
On Mon, 19 Oct 2020 at 21:31, Paul McClernan via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > OS X, Windows 95 through Windows 10, Raspberry Pi and "several variations > > of Unix (I think is just means Linux)". > > > > I'm thinking about tinkering with a FreeBSD server and

Re: Anyone archived the information from http://andregarzia.com/async.irev

2020-10-12 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Hi Friends, I looked in my archives here but I can't find that post. I probably did that just to solve the size limitation for the forum and failed to archive it anywhere. I think that content was lost :-( If this is a topic that you folks feel is under-explored, I could come up with a new post

Re: Getting URL to Work in specialFolderDocuments

2020-10-05 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Aloha, The last "put" command is wrong. This one: > put URL (tHttpsServerRoot & sStoryTitle & "/" & sStoryTitle & ".livecode") into tLocalDocumentsStories & sStoryTitle & "/" & sStoryTitle & ".livecode" It should have been: put URL (tHttpsServerRoot & sStoryTitle & "/" & sStoryTitle &

Re: ICS Generation

2020-10-02 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
There is https://github.com/soapdog/livecode-vobjectlib it is fairly easy to use but it is best if you use it while reading the specs because it is a bit low-level. On Fri, 2 Oct 2020 at 01:30, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > On 02/10/2020 00:11, Bob

Re: sudo apt-get install livecode

2020-09-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
The problem with the installers is that the LC binaries are linked with specific versions of the shared libraries in the system. If you have a different version, or the library has a different name in that system, then there is a chance that LC will not run correctly (and by not run I mean not run

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Also folks, EPIC didn't do that because "they thought they could get away with it". These are all strategic attacks at Apple at the same time that the EU is looking to maybe mount an antitrust case against them. So you have multiple companies taking action that will either prompt a reaction from

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-14 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Sean, > Andre, What on earth are you talking about regards browsers? There is a > crapload of other browsers to choose from on ALL platforms, including iOS. > They all play happily by the rules. Which ones are you talking about that > can't get onto Apple because they choose not to follow the

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-09 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
> Do Apple's actions and policies monopolistically harm consumers? Yes it does. There is a ton of innovation that is user friendly that is prevented from being present in iOS due to Apples practices. A simple example is new browser engines, you can't have them. Which means you can't have more

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-09 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
People saying that there are Apple competitors in the App Store are missing some crucial details. First, since Apple takes 30% cut of all ecommerce that passes through it, it basically means that competitors can't really compete with Apple owns offers that don't need to go through that fee.

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-07 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Phone > > > On Aug 7, 2020, at 2:16 PM, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > Jim, > > > >> Even with 58% of the US smartphone market Apple does not actually have a > > monopoly. > >> Now there may be

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-07 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
how the logic works. Google doesn’t make the only > > Android phone. > > > > When I read Apple’s guidelines I don’t see anything about price parity. > > You can’t point out that it is cheaper elsewhere, but are you required to > > charge the same? > > > > Sent

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-07 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Jim, > Even with 58% of the US smartphone market Apple does not actually have a monopoly. > Now there may be plenty of good reasons to object to Apple’s app store policies but let’s not misuse the term monopoly. There is another way to approach this. Apple has the monopoly of the iOS market,

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-07 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Antti, Android has 85% of the world market, it all depends on which country you're selling and which metrics you're using. In the U.S. iOS has 58% of the smartphone market and 63% of the tablet market. Another important factor is that iOS users spend more money on apps than their Android peers.

Re: Object naming

2020-07-27 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Alex, I think that Mark solution is the correct one but I couldn't resist telling you some other idea, one that is only applicable if performance is not a problem. You can add custom properties to controls you want to find later and then look for them by looping everyone in the card. A reusable

Re: ANN: FieldGroup - a simple rich text editor field.

2020-07-23 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Dear Alex, This is great! Thanks for sharing! :D On Thu, 23 Jul 2020 at 01:10, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I'd like to announce the Beta (i.e. v0.1) release of my simple rich text > field. Currently it's not on Github or anywhere sensible - it's just

Re: Web help needed

2020-07-13 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Folks, I think that either you're all misreading the original intent, or I have read it wrong. >From what I have read, Mike has a webapp that converts from one file format to another and wants to do bulk conversion. Rsync and FTP will not help there, what he needs to to be able to call that form

Re: [off-topic-ish] do you prefer LC-related content as books or video courses?

2020-07-10 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Mark, Thanks a lot for your support my friend, I really appreciate it. :-) On Fri, 10 Jul 2020 at 11:39, Mark Smith wrote: > Thanks for the update Andre, I have the book and am looking forward to > some good reads  > > Mark > > > On Jul 10, 2020, at 11:14 AM, Andre Ga

Re: [off-topic-ish] do you prefer LC-related content as books or video courses?

2020-07-10 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Folks, Thanks a lot for your detailed responses. Since you have all been quite awesome in giving me all these great replies and feedback, let me tell you, in probably more details than you'd ever want, where I am coming from and what I plan to do going forward. Many here know that I have

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