Re: Considering work with livecode server

2021-01-19 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
When livecode supports WebAssembly as a build target you'll be able to do what you've asked On Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 20:46 William Prothero via use-livecode, < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Thanks, all, for your comments. It would sure be nice if there was some > equivalent to shockwave,

Re: Livecode Builder - passing lcs string to C functions

2020-12-31 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 10:09 PM Trevor DeVore via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 7:02 AM Dan Brown via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Hi I'm stuck trying to find examples of passing lc

Livecode Builder - passing lcs string to C functions

2020-12-28 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Hi I'm stuck trying to find examples of passing lcs strings to a C function via pointer and it's driving me mad! I can retrieve char * pointers from C functions, convert to string and pass back to lcs but haven't come across any easy to grok examples of sending data to C. Any guidance would be

Re: LibURL and TSNet in LC Indy

2020-08-19 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Hi Tom, Word of caution on using Fiber, it only uses a subset of the http/1.1 standard (i.e. it's not standards compliant) and doesn't support http2 Have used the below libs in production and can recommend their usage if the above is an issue Echo - https://echo.labstack.com/guide Chi -

Re: WebSites made using Livecode.

2020-07-03 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I'd be surprised if the client cares at all about the websites backend, you might be better off picking a modern frontend framework (bulma,react,vue etc) and showing examples of websites using it. As for the backend, there are some great flat file CMS's that could be managed with livecode scripts

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-04 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Definitely not a startup, they employ 700 developers in China. In fact your data is passing through China, and being passed on to facebook also. https://jitsi.org/ is a great open source Zoom alternative On Sat, 4 Apr 2020, 12:30 David Bovill via use-livecode, < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: ...and Livecode... where are we now?

2019-10-03 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I'm sure that LC HQ would have loved to solely preside over the language and a flourishing opensource and enterprise community that kept the lights on . Unfortunately that just hasn't happened since the kickstarter campaign. Without the LCFM lifeline I think they may have ceased to exist in the

Re: Is HTML5 really practical?

2019-09-01 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
With WebAssembly (WASM) now shipping in most modern browsers there doesn't seem much point in continuing development on the current (somewhat broken) Enscripten driven approach to delivering lc on the web. Hopefully lc have already started looking into compiling to wasm

Re: Sean?

2018-05-08 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I just received word from Sean's family, he is safe and is coping with last week's difficult events On Tue, 8 May 2018, 15:40 prothero--- via use-livecode, < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Folks, > > I second what Lagi posted. A donation may not only provide needed funds, > but sends a

Re: TSNet updated to include PUT and PATCH

2018-05-05 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I wish we had gRPC for communicating with firebase / cloud Firestone, would be so much easier On Sat, 5 May 2018, 22:20 ivara via use-livecode, < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hello, > > Glad i finally found some information about PUT in a html method (not the > put something into

Re: Gofundme posted in the Forums

2018-05-04 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
No news I'm afraid the nature of the message was to the effect that Sean had expressed having a difficult day and was he ok, there is a caring community of people that are asking after him etc .. On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 10:54 AM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: Emergency Help?

2018-05-03 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
The emergency services were contacted yesterday to check on his well being, they don't often report back on such things for privacy reasons. On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 3:56 PM, prothero--- via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Lags, > Can you post a link to the go fund me site

Re: [Completely OT] Withdrawal symptoms from Slashdot

2018-03-05 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Hacker News always has some interesting reading. The comments section for each submission can be insightful as a broad range of programmers/ engineers that work in the relevant fields share thoughts and knowledge on the topics at hand https://news.ycombinator.com/ "*Hacker News* is a social news

Re: advertising,again, and is anyone actually making money from it?

2017-12-11 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
When the GDPR comes into force in May 2018, Facebook et al will be legally obliged to remove all of your data from its databases should you make that request https://gdpr-info.eu/art-17-gdpr/ On 12 Dec 2017 4:28 am, "J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: >

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-05 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
https://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_canvas.asp "Canvas" could be confused with the html5 element of the same name. What with livecode deploying to html5 now... On 5 Nov 2017 8:49 pm, "Monte Goulding via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > On 6 Nov 2017, at 6:24 am, J.

Re: [ANN] Release 8.2.0 DP-2

2017-10-11 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Any news on the progress of datagrid v2 and enhanced graphics speed? On 11 Oct 2017 4:20 pm, "panagiotis merakos via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Dear list members, > > We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-2. > > Getting the Release >

Re: Taking quotes on building LC external for RethinkDB

2017-08-06 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Rethinkdb doesn't have authentication baked in so you have to lock down the ports and use an ssh tunnel to access it on a remote server. Firebase and Parse server (open source) do pub sub and have auth from the get go On 7 Aug 2017 5:10 am, "Mark Wieder via use-livecode" <

Re: I just added an enhancement request - 20138 - suggestion for in-app ads

2017-07-21 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
The logistics of operating an ad aggregator would be a full time business in itself I'd imagine. However lc forming a partnership with one of the top existing aggregators and creating a widget to display the ads I could see being a winner. For apps made in lc community they could take a

Re: Feature Race: Pick Your Project

2017-07-06 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Hmm after the timer ran out the page showed "project unsuccessful" with only $23,428 raised. Now its showing as fully funded and successful. Happy but erm baffled. Slick grids here we come though! On 6 Jul 2017 8:06 pm, "hh via use-livecode" wrote: > 185

Re: Feature Race: Pick Your Project

2017-07-05 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Miller ~ ke...@livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/ > LiveCode: Everyone can create apps > > > > > On 05/07/2017, 18:24, "use-livecode on behalf of Dan Brown via > use-livecode" <use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com on behalf of > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Re: Feature Race: Pick Your Project

2017-07-05 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
The comments section on the pledge page gives a good insight as to why there may be a feeling of apathy towards this fundraiser The infinite livecode campaign from last year was not handled well in terms of communicating progress to the community, with questions about the sqlite library rewrite

Re: LC Global - my experience

2017-06-18 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
That is bonkers On 18 Jun 2017 3:42 pm, "Jim Lambert via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > Alex Tweedly wrote: > > > > the replay link gives you a web page showing the video and the scrolling > > 'chat' alongside it. The video responds *only* to "pause" (and then to > >

Re: Server Installation

2017-06-18 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
There's an excellent written & video tutorial by David Bovill on setting up livecode server on a digital ocean VPS. It's very straightforward & I had LC server up and running in 5 mins http://david.bovill.me/ocean.admin.fedwiki.org/livecode-server-on-digitalocean https://vimeo.com/131920147 On

Re: sample Stack for uploading files to a lc server

2017-06-12 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
excellent work, thank you! On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 12:15 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Please excuse for the 2nd post. I forgot to enter a subject. > > > Hi, > > i´ve already posted it to the forum >

Re: livecode connect framework

2017-06-09 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
That's great to hear! Specifically strategies for handling/ refreshing authorization tokens for Google and github services https://developers.google.com/identity/protocols/OAuth2 On 9 Jun 2017 8:19 pm, "Richard Gaskin via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Mark Waddingham

Re: livecode connect framework

2017-06-09 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Is the talk likely to touch on oauth strategies? On 9 Jun 2017 7:56 pm, "Mark Waddingham via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2017-06-09 17:53, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > >> Tom Glod wrote: >> >> hey everyone, I just learned about the livecode connect

Re: [ANN] Introducing Remote DB Lib

2017-06-07 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I purchased to support and tinker. What would be really stellar is a livecode standalone that can be run on a webserver and act as a restful API endpoint for a database, all without the need for php. There are some websocket / httpd vodoo stacks floating around from years ago that were exploring

Re: [ANN] Introducing Remote DB Lib

2017-06-07 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I went ahead and purchased to show support and tinker but what would be really stellar is a livecode restful api standalone that runs on a webserver without the need for php. Revspark 2017 perhaps On 7 Jun 2017 6:41 pm, "William Prothero via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-06-02 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
A bit OT but there's an interesting discussion here https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14458648 on the merits of WebAssembly vs JavaScript for in browser applications. As WebAssembly matures it will be interesting to see what implications (if any) it has for livecode html5 i.e. will it

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-05-31 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
I'll also add that for all the wonderful possibilities that LCB brings there is a very real danger that countless hours will be spent using it to re-invent the wheel. Take for instance the displaying of svg's. This is a solved problem in the browser and has been for a long time but in native

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-05-30 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
JavaScript via the browser would be huge. There are tens of thousands of JavaScript libraries that could be used by livecoders to add bleeding edge UI elements & websockets to their applications via lc script. It would allow livecode to communicate with the real-time web without lcb ( which only

Re: Funny pricing policy

2017-05-25 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: It's a developer conference, just an online one. If it was being held in a hall or at LC HQ, you would have to pay to attend. On Thu, May 25, 2017 at 4:41 PM, Dan Brown via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Can't believe the s

Re: Funny pricing policy

2017-05-25 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Can't believe the streaming events are being paywalled. Its really backward. The idea should be to to entice the wider programming world IN, not lock them out. On 25 May 2017 8:42 pm, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > why not? Coupons are always

Re: Calling a livecode executable -ui from LC server and get back a result.

2017-05-04 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
You can communicate between server and desktop using sockets. Chatrev is a good example of this http://www.bjoernke.com/index.irev?target=chatrev On 4 May 2017 7:34 pm, "Malte Brill via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > has anybody successfully done this?

Re: Suggestions for LiveCode (the company) to increase its revenue

2017-04-16 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Allowing non hacky 2 way communication with JavaScript via lc browser is a potentially huge win should it ever happen. Every time I come across technical discussion of making web apps for the desktop there is a huge chorus or discontent with the currently most viable option Electron - an

Re: Dropbox Public Folder

2017-03-18 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Minio is a good solution for self hosted AWS S3 type storage https://www.minio.io On 18 Mar 2017 5:15 pm, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > In theory, at least, for ios, you can compile only for specific devices. > AirLaunch is more convenient than Apple's

Re: Download LC Community: trapped

2017-03-10 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Would a splash screen that appears on first launch of the IDE not be a better way of harvesting email addresses? A "do not show again" tick box on said splash screen would suffice for those not interested in registering. Vastly reduces download friction On 10 Mar 2017 5:47 p.m., "Roger Eller via

Re: [Long] Moving a REST request from Desktop to Server

2017-03-08 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
A how-to for using standalones as CGI's is a fantastic idea! I've spent hours trawling through the mailing list archives for a definitive set of instructions on how to set this up but could never string together enough fragments of information to get it working. On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 12:28 AM,

Re: Dragging widgets

2017-03-02 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
Eve looks to be the a very promising language for producing html5 applications. The browser IDE is clean and beautifully presented http://play.witheve.com/#/examples/flappy.eve On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 8:07 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > No, HYPE

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-02-25 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
For those interested there is a SHA-1 collider here to have a play with https://alf.nu/SHA1 On 25 Feb 2017 3:18 p.m., "Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode" < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 5:15 AM, Keith Martin via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote:

Re: SHA1 cracked .... What are the chances this will be addressed in LC?

2017-02-24 Thread Dan Brown via use-livecode
It may cost $110,000 today but the computational cost of executing this exploit will decrease year on year until it is trivial to perform. I would think it much better to address this issue immediately so that applications being made now are future proofed. There is also the PR element to