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, <
> Thanks, all, for your comments. It would sure be nice if there was some
> equivalent to shockwave,
On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 10:09 PM Trevor DeVore via use-livecode <
> On Mon, Dec 28, 2020 at 7:02 AM Dan Brown via use-livecode <
> email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi I'm stuck trying to find examples of passing lc
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
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
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
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, <
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
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
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, <
> I second what Lagi posted. A donation may not only provide needed funds,
> but sends a
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, <
> Glad i finally found some information about PUT in a html method (not the
> put something into
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 <
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 <
> Can you post a link to the go fund me site
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
"*Hacker News* is a social news
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
On 12 Dec 2017 4:28 am, "J. Landman Gay via use-livecode" <
"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" <
> > On 6 Nov 2017, at 6:24 am, J.
Any news on the progress of datagrid v2 and enhanced graphics speed?
On 11 Oct 2017 4:20 pm, "panagiotis merakos via use-livecode" <
> Dear list members,
> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-2.
> Getting the Release
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" <
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
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"
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
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
That is bonkers
On 18 Jun 2017 3:42 pm, "Jim Lambert via use-livecode" <
> > 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
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
excellent work, thank you!
On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 12:15 AM, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <
> Please excuse for the 2nd post. I forgot to enter a subject.
> i´ve already posted it to the forum
That's great to hear! Specifically strategies for handling/ refreshing
authorization tokens for Google and github services
On 9 Jun 2017 8:19 pm, "Richard Gaskin via use-livecode" <
> Mark Waddingham
Is the talk likely to touch on oauth strategies?
On 9 Jun 2017 7:56 pm, "Mark Waddingham via use-livecode" <
> On 2017-06-09 17:53, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>> Tom Glod wrote:
>> hey everyone, I just learned about the livecode connect
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
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" <
A bit OT but there's an interesting discussion here
https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=14458648 on the merits of WebAssembly
be interesting to see what implications (if any) it has for livecode html5
i.e. will it
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
UI elements & websockets to their applications via lc script. It would
allow livecode to communicate with the real-time web without lcb ( which
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 <
> Can't believe the s
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" <
> why not? Coupons are always
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" <
> Hi all,
> has anybody successfully done this?
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
Minio is a good solution for self hosted AWS S3 type storage
On 18 Mar 2017 5:15 pm, "Mike Kerner via use-livecode" <
> In theory, at least, for ios, you can compile only for specific devices.
> AirLaunch is more convenient than Apple's
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
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,
Eve looks to be the a very promising language for producing html5
applications. The browser IDE is clean and beautifully presented
On Thu, Mar 2, 2017 at 8:07 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> No, HYPE
For those interested there is a SHA-1 collider here to have a play with
On 25 Feb 2017 3:18 p.m., "Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode" <
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 5:15 AM, Keith Martin via use-livecode <
> firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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
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