Re: LiveCode Advanced Application Architecture eBook price reduced

2020-12-30 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, Sorry maybe it's October 8th 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 teach > you advanced

Re: LiveCode Advanced Application Architecture eBook price reduced

2020-12-30 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Andre, I have the version from leanpub which was last updated in August I believe. Is this a later one and will you be uploading to leanpub or do we have to buy it again. Regards Lagi On Wed, 30 Dec 2020 at 00:28, Andre Garzia via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hey

Re: Design Question

2020-11-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, I had 70 PS POS systems in the field and I saved the list of items and other info after each addition it worked 99.9% of the time. But when it failed (4 or 5 times a year) usually the same customer (same hardware same windows 7 )I had to log in and copy a blank livecode stack. In the end I

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

2020-11-07 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi I was told today that the App is unusable on smaller iphones on which it was originally designed - ny smaller I mean 6 and 7 It is usable on the bigger screens (albeit it looks "wrong") but a lot of people still stick with smaller screens. Lagi On Sat, 7 Nov 2020 at 14:18, Andrew at

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

2020-11-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
; at the sides or top/bottom on some devices depending on which mode you > > choose but the advantage > > is that it retains the stack ratio. At least one dimension will always > fit. > > > > You can obscure the black bars by setting the backcolor of the stack to a &g

IOS Screen resizing /EXACT FIT not working as before

2020-11-02 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, On an IOS app we have been using the setfullscreenmode of stack "XYZ" to exactfit. Although it isn't perfect in the sense it doesn't try to use the "notch" it has been working well. We have compiled with the latest livecode stable and the latest XCODE and now the there is a greater margin

Re: Slightly OT: downloading Xcode

2020-10-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Graham, How about using a download manager that does the chopping/zipping and unchopping for you so you can be sure that when you restart all the bits are ther. There are a coupler of free ones and some paid for http://www.flashget.com/en/download.html

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Jacq, Since you don't do Chinese then I think what I suggested would work except for bulgarian and other non latin alphabets. (which you could use a translation table for). It also is compatible with all the previous names as the extract and tagging on the end will only happen with new

Re: Converting from unicode to ASCII

2020-09-23 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Assuming all the languages are latin type alphabets (no chinese, Japanese , Sanskrit ;-) ) (but see later for a fix?) I would replace the charactes like the E with umlout/cedilla and other dicritics with the "naked" character but for others that can't remove them BUT add to the end of the

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-14 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I didn't mean no marketing - it's like the folks that buy books about the law of attraction and sit on their fata arses visualizing a BMW. You can sit in your chair visualizing all you want but the BMW, and bigger house won't come to you if you don't get off your ass and meet the

Re: ProtonMail vs Apple

2020-08-14 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi People are missing something here. Apple allows programs from Argos, Sams, Amazon (not books) , Free software access for the yearly fee of $99. They take 30% the FIRST years and subsequently 15% - that second figure to me is the important one. You have access to that market and IF you have

Re: Sad truth about iOS apps

2020-05-15 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Graham, Why not get one of the hackintosh "modified" images for windows and run it inside virtualbox - probably s lot of hsrdwware wont work but |I bet xcode will. https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-macos-virtualbox/ https://www.hackint0sh.org/how-to-install-macos-on-virtualbox/

Re: Making my book free until the end of May

2020-03-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
not interested... > > On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 at 15:03, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Hi Mathias > > > > > > the version says > > > > Disclaimer > > This is an early release. Send feedback

Re: Making my book free until the end of May

2020-03-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
For Boring Code > > > Am 18.03.2020 um 15:21 schrieb Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>: > > > > I too already bought it but I'll download to see if there were any > additions > > > > Thanks > > > > Lagi > >

Re: Making my book free until the end of May

2020-03-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I too already bought it but I'll download to see if there were any additions Thanks Lagi On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 at 12:06, matthias rebbe via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Andre, > > wow that´s a generous offer. I own your book already and i really can > recommend it. >

Re: Where is LiveCode

2020-02-26 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Hi Richmond, Richard This isn't about open source but developer tools - just Developer Tools otherwise Python would be in there (I didn't see it) I wrote the following before Richard responded but got sidetracked .

Browser Widget different actions on Mac/ios and Windows

2020-02-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I posted this on the forum ://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=8=33705 Lagi ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and

Re: OT: Completely OT: Reading list recommendations.

2020-02-07 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Techie ones without any problem solving involved and they could actually be Novels - you feel that you are there rooting for the participants in both "stories" Surely Your Joking Mr Feynman What Do You Care what other people think The Eudaemonic Pie by Thomas Bass The Soul of a new machine by

Re: html5Player

2020-01-30 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hermann strikes again. Brilliant stuff Hermann - and multiple stacks running at the same time too!! What could you do if you weren't in a straight jacket and blindfolded .(metaphorically speaking). >From memory, you have asked the team for a couple of "tweaks" that would mean you wouldn't

Submitting to the Google PLay store

2020-01-24 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, We have a major problem. Todd Submitted our App to Google Play and it was pulled as they only accept bundles now. He asked me to find out how to do this but i'm only finding stuff from may/june last year on the forums about this. Is it possible to point me to a 1,2,3 Dummies Guide of the

Re: Android Scrolling Field - 9.6.dp1 - Receives MouseUp/Down

2019-12-10 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi All I haven't seen anyone else mention this problem or even get involved in a discussion here except for Bob to confirm it. It is a FUNDAMENTAL problem. @Jacque since you deploy (if memory serves) large android apps , can you confirm the error and @Panos is there a workaround or a fix coming

Re: The Roadmap

2019-10-29 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
The silence is deafening. :-( On Mon, 28 Oct 2019 at 21:04, Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > The Roadmap is more than a year out of date. > > https://livecode.com/resources/roadmap/ > > Is there any chance of it being updated? > > Richmond. > >

Bug from 2014 - still causing problems

2019-10-25 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
We are working on an App that runs on IOS/Android and Windows so making sure the Codebase and elements/objects are as much the same on each platform is important. Even more important is that we use the same elements on all platforms including LC fields that are much easier to use than native text

Re: PDF-Tools

2019-10-24 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Hermann You are a one man Livecode extension factory doing the whole community a great favour by adding missing elements with one arm tied behind your back and blindfolded. I hope LCHQ is reading this and might find some time to make your life easier by fixing the deficiencies in the

Re: My old man vs LC Standalone

2019-10-23 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
One other thing about that - it doesn't have to be a thieving hacker. I wrote a invoicing system for a company years ago (Foxpro for DOS ) and years later I got a phone call saying the system was coming up "I'm Melting " - I could't for the life of me remember why I put that message in. Went

Re: LiveCode Server

2019-10-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
- SERVER_SOFTWARE - - SCRIPT_NAME - SCRIPT_FILENAME - CONTENT_TYPE - CONTENT_LENGTH But not the headers Hope that helps Lagi On Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 17:55, Ralf Bitter via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > On 17. Oct 2019, at 17:2

Re: LiveCode Server

2019-10-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
ding reading HTTP > headers on the server. > This means $_SERVER["HTTP_Authorization"] > should not be empty in your case > > > Ralf > > > > > On 17. Oct 2019, at 15:51, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > &g

Re: LiveCode Server

2019-10-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Ralf, The problem isn't the sending of the headers but reading them using livecode server. We are using Linux servers so the Mac problem is not an issue. Via PHP the call is get_headers ( string $url [, int $format = 0 [, resource $context ]] ) : array Basically is there a way of doing that

Re: Give a bug a hug

2019-10-12 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
It would help if Brian, Panos, Trevor (anybody who has got a setup ready to compile) created an idiots guide(s) as to what compilers to install, any land mines to cross any tricks that they have learnt etc because what seems to happen with me , I start something which doesn't put food on the

Re: Thank you for the 9.0.5 update

2019-10-10 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
. > > Thanks, > Brian > On Oct 10, 2019, 4:55 AM -0400, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>, wrote: > > Hi Mark, > > > > My mileage is varying. > > > > I have been using 9.5 stable and thought it was the complexity of a

Re: Thank you for the 9.0.5 update

2019-10-10 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Mark, My mileage is varying. I have been using 9.5 stable and thought it was the complexity of an application that was the cause of crashing with "red dots" I created a play/test stack yesterday - 1 button 2 functions and a mousup of a couple of lines no more than 30 lines of code. Did some

Re: Give a bug a hug

2019-10-09 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Richard, I don't want to get into a Slanging match and I would never make it personal. but we were never even given a basic system to enhance - I Quote "Finally, remember, that this will all be open source code, built and included in the community edition – you will be able to take it, adapt

Live code for Filemaker 1.3 launched today

2019-10-09 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Just to bolster what I said https://filemaker.livecode.com/lcfm-native-1-3-faster-android-graphics-and-35-improvements/ And it has nice upgrades to the ExecuteSQL function talk about rubbing salt in the wound. I rest my case Will that be put into the main system - if not why not? We could

Re: Give a bug a hug

2019-10-09 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Now I'm a little peeved. Richard said "He's one of about three people who keep going back to the Kickstarter list as some form of eternal damnation against the team, " Forget about the kickstarter - I will say it one more time There was crowd funding for a new Sqlite library with a

Re: Give a bug a hug

2019-10-09 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Dear Richard, I did absorb that - nearly 3 years ago - QED. My major itch is the crowdfunding SPECIFICALLY for Sqlite , with a manual and all that. I have gone round and round in this, NOT as often as I should, but only when a thread gets my back up. By the way I have 4 drafts I haven't sent

Re: Give a bug a hug

2019-10-08 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi All, If I can interject here. WHEN they have decided that they can add new resources (it used to be people but now we are all commodities) or reassign said resources to the LC branch rather than nearly all to the LC for FM branch. If LCFM becomes the cash cow then bugs will surely be fixed

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

2019-10-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Tom, It doesn't take a Sherlock home to work out that if (I hope when!) LCFM works out that the company will have an influx of "new blood" with the attendant large increase in yearly subscriptions. My very short post (cut down from my usual rants) was lobbing a tiny hand grenade in to arena,

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

2019-10-02 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Have a look at the 3 releases of Livecode for FM in the last month to see where all the effort is going this is now getting ridiculous we get a few scraps ... Nuff said. https://filemaker.livecode.com/lcfm-native-1-2-launched/ https://filemaker.livecode.com/lcfm-native-1-1-ships/

Re: In-App Purchase Subscription

2019-09-26 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Heather, Todd is Au Fait with all that, it wasn't purchases that were the problem it was subscriptions , Todd wrapped that up it up easily on the Google Play Store.. In the end I Googled(Duck Duck Go'd actually) and found a MUCH easier way by enabling server to server notifications. So with

Re: Forum messages no longer distributed?

2019-09-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
#metoo Lagi On Tue, 3 Sep 2019 at 19:11, R.H. via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Since August 31st I do no longer receive daily email messages from the > Forum. Am I the only one? > > Roland > ___ > use-livecode mailing list >

Re: [ANN] This Week in LiveCode 190

2019-08-19 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Panos Considering it was launched a couple of weeks ago https://filemaker.livecode.com/lcfm-native-1-0-launched/ The silence is deafening Either it went great or not as good as expected If you follow that site and see how much work has gone into LC for FM - we know why there has been very

Re: V9.5 may still have issues

2019-07-31 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I crash to desktop within 30 minutes , without too many line changes - probably 25 lines and about 5 debugger breakpoints each time windows 9.5 rc2 I don't think they would have fixed that in a couple of days. I still have a problem Houston Lagi On Wed, 31 Jul 2019 at 22:11, Bob Sneidar

Re: iOS In-App Purchase Refunds

2019-07-10 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
; > -Original Message- > From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On > Behalf Of Lagi Pittas via use-livecode > Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 2:13 PM > To: How to use LiveCode > Cc: Lagi Pittas > Subject: Re: iOS In-App Purchase Refunds > >

Re: Symantec quarantining LiveCode standalone on client's machine

2019-07-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Easily fixed - remove Symantec - the biggest load of @*&^%$ Malware out there. Blocks reports (well years ago it did) that were loaded as new processes from two of the largest accountants financial systems in uk. slows down processing , tells me how good it's been by blocking 15 trillion attacks

Re: CTD meaning?

2019-07-01 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
There is one thing any real developer (Man or Woman ...) knows and that's The words to the Spam skit and the words to the lumberj ... 2 things every developer knows The words to the spam skit and the lumberjack song and people's front of Judea . ah ... Nobody expects a

Re: CTD meaning?

2019-07-01 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
You got there first Martin, But you missed out the Spam Spam spam before the Crash ;-) Lagi On Fri, 28 Jun 2019 at 16:30, Martin Koob via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Jun 28, 2019, at 11:17 AM, Curry Kenworthy via use-livecode < >

CTD meaning?

2019-06-28 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Just in Case i'm the only one who doesn't have an official meaning of CTD. Can I ask, does it Mean Crash To Desktop? I searched the uselist and lo and behold the earliest use of it is by Bob, answered by Peter Brett - and Peter seemed to know what it means. So by a process of induction

Re: Setting conditional breakpoints

2019-06-24 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Jacque, It never worked before and I couldn't get it to work today. I can't be that thick can I? If the "incantation" means I can't get it work (especially the delete - the breakpoints i set would not remove however I clicked) easily then I would presume there are some people as dumb as me

Re: $1,000 Bounty For LiveCode Bug 20240

2019-06-19 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I Could make it happen every time if i went up and down QUICKLY - but it was easier to reproduce if the mouse went out of the script editor bounds and into the "chrome/bars" etc with or without the clockwise circular mouse movement that Panos suggested. Now the fact that we can reproduce it as a

Re: Using community to update text of a project distributed with Indy license?

2019-06-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
What about community plus - or is that not a perpetual licence either? Lagi On Tue, 18 Jun 2019 at 17:15, Curt Ford via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Dear Heather, > > Thanks for the clarification. This is the answer I'd basically expected, > but it'll be easier for me

Re: Box2D

2019-06-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
HI Bob, The problem here is that they keep adding stuff that they think we want now - yes the 64bit is needed they have to keep up-to-date with the compile time options etc. The problem is they put all resources into LCFM and forgot everything else. Now yes we are promised Jam tomorrow and I

Re: Box2D

2019-06-09 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
That is not the point , it seems that they are adding other stuff before implementing what was paid for the new sqlite api/framework for instance. People keep on asking about sound and there is zilch. just cos nobody is asking about box2d doesn't mean it's not wanted -what are the chances now if

Re: [ANN] Release 9.5.0 DP-1

2019-05-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
. > > Matthias > > > > Am 21.05.2019 um 17:44 schrieb Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>>: > > > > It SHOULD be in INDY even though I am personally paying for the Business > > upgra

Re: [ANN] Release 9.5.0 DP-1

2019-05-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
It SHOULD be in INDY even though I am personally paying for the Business upgrade. LC should rethink this - there are fewer people on Business (educated guess) so you at least want a few more people on Indy. This might be what makes them upgrade - get them to Ben Nevis THEN they might climb

Re: Question for LCB FFI workshop attendees at upcoming conference

2019-05-10 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, It will be sad, a great loss or even a travesty if the worshops are not recordered somehow. Even if by using a couple of mobile phones for good sound and "so so" video. The simulcast won'rt be anywhere near as useful as it could be without these Workshops. If the slides,text, resources

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1

2019-03-29 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
on of LC 9 it was that was excruciatingly slow but it is much better now . YMMV Lagi p.s Works fine on my Mac. On Fri, 29 Mar 2019 at 14:37, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > On Mar 29, 2019, at 07:20 , Lagi Pittas via use-livecode <

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1

2019-03-29 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
HI Panos, I think Clarence thought I was targeting you, because I mentioned your name. The only reason I mentioned your name is that I was pretty sure you would answer (you didn't disappoint"). And yes you are all dedicated BUT I would still try and hunt down a "dog eared" PC with McAffee,

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1

2019-03-29 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
65561 > > -Original Message- > From: use-livecode On Behalf Of > JJS > via use-livecode > Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 12:01 PM > To: Lagi Pittas via use-livecode > Cc: JJS > Subject: Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1 > > I don't know but the IDE seems

Re: [ANN] Release 9.0.4 RC-1

2019-03-28 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Well here may lie the reasons for all the slowdowns/crashes and weird behaviours as I would assume the IDE uses every one of those commands/statements . Fix memory leak when tracking mouse on macOS 21918 Fix memory leak when using legacy macOS features relying on four-charcodes 21919 Fix

Re: Fastest Frame Rate?

2019-03-25 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
ld consider > > refunding the money to the people who invested it > > in good faith. Old terms like vapor-ware or fraud > > might start to be used, and that is never good for > > any business. > > > > Just my 2 cents for the day. > > > > Thanks for getting b

Re: Fastest Frame Rate?

2019-03-24 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Rick, The question was asked a few days ago http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=6=32349 short answer 10 (TEN) months ago Ali had aversion working with chipmunk graphics engine . Lagi On Sat, 23 Mar 2019 at 17:05, Rick Harrison via use-livecode <

Re: Ineffective lazy screenRect

2019-03-14 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
"Have you tried turning it off and on again?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn2FB1P_Mn8 Lagi On Wed, 13 Mar 2019 at 20:59, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 3/13/19 12:10 PM, Richmond via use-livecode wrote: > > > Had that happened initially I would

Re: AW: Script Editor Performance

2019-01-30 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
#METOO ;-) On Tue, 29 Jan 2019 at 15:14, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Tiemo Hollmann wrote: > > > Beside of massive slowdowns, the 9er IDE has (at least on Win 10) some > > nasty behaviors. E.g. When using the scroll-bar, the line numbers > > don't

Re: windows defender issues? & other AV issues

2019-01-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
A POS system that I wrote saved a few arrays and text on exit. It worked beautifully in 99.9% % of the time but every so often the user would start up and the file was corrupted some how - I saw the tilde file (exactly as word does (used to do it?), when view extensions for known file type was

Re: Get RGB color of a specific screen location

2019-01-07 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Seems like it was answered the same day by Phil Davis Lagi Phil Davis via use-livecode Mon, 31 Dec 2018, 17:51 (7 days ago) to Beat, Phil set the screenMouseLoc to globalLoc(tLocWithinMyStack) put the mouseColor into tTheColorAtThatScreenLoc Phil Davis On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 12:10, Beat Cornaz

Re: BrowserSnapshot_v001

2018-12-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hermann, I have no use for this presently but I KINOW I will learn a lot just by looking at your code. Thanks for all your brilliant stuff - oh and if I don't thank you for future stuff (life gets in the way of living) take that as a thank you as well - I'll be the first to tell you when your

Re: hhPDFViewer v0.8.0

2018-11-28 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Brilliant stuff Hermann Thanks, Lagi On Mon, 26 Nov 2018 at 19:44, hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Sometimes one wishes to have a unique PDF display, independent of the > user's current internet-plugin. Or one wishes to have a feature that > these plugins don't

Re: What is LC's internal text format?

2018-11-28 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
a > development environment as the java people would dominate the demand and > direction of LC. > > Bob S > > > On Nov 21, 2018, at 09:00 , Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > How many JavaScript and > > Python pro

Re: What is LC's internal text format?

2018-11-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Mark, I can't see any reason why not - except for time (and money). The fact that the language has been "forked - livecode builder" means there is a precedent for changes into the way the language works. I cannot see why LCB could not be one of the "open language" variants that uses the

Re: Widget imageWidget_v110

2018-10-22 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi I'm Honoured Herman, and I was going to donate my self even though I have as yet no need for the Widget - but I have donated many times before when I think someone has done something that has to be acknowledged in some way. To be honest I was thinking of getting a gofundme type of theme and

Re: OT: Seven Ineffective Coding Habits of Many Programmers

2018-10-13 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
HI Andre, Still waiting for your book - sent you at least 3 emails to be put on the mail list. Also the course you were gonna do before I think about MVC in livecode - is this all going to be rolled into this? Regards Lagi On Fri, 12 Oct 2018 at 16:29, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <

Re: Thanks to Hermann Hoch...

2018-10-04 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I'll second that emotion they're Smokin (pun intended) Thanks Hermann. Lagi On Wed, 3 Oct 2018 at 15:23, Tom Glod via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Though I haven't used them yet, I agree...its great for the community. > Thanks Hermann > > On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at

Re: Stacks whose names start with "rev"

2018-09-28 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Mark, Couldn't agree more. I name my stacks stkName, stkOthernMe cards are crdName etc fields used for lists are lstName - Got used to that using foxpro. One way out of this is without having to rewrite everything, is rename the stacks with stkRev (for instance) and wherever there is a

Re: Livecode's CEF Builds

2018-09-10 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I have read a few articles about this - and I think Livecode doesn't have a problem with building it in - here is my take. Foe under 100,000 uses/sales/installs (whatever) there is no charge. 100,000 to 250,000 is $25000 I assume Livecode has NOT sold more than 100,000 copies of Indy or

Re: This is disturbing!

2018-09-07 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi We had the same "problem" in Foxpro because of the Dbase legacy. Here is a partial list of comparisosn with the SET EXACT switch setting OFF ON OFF or ON "abc" = "abc" Yes Yes Yes -- 1 "ab" = "abc" No No No -- 2 "abc" = "ab" Yes No No -- 3 "abc" = "ab_"

Re: Where's Fraser?

2018-09-04 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
ode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 9/3/18 10:57 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote: > > On 09/03/2018 06:53 AM, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode wrote: > >> In the spirit of where's wally > >> > >> Can you spot Fraser in this Pic? > >> > >> https://www.

Where's Fraser?

2018-09-03 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
In the spirit of where's wally Can you spot Fraser in this Pic? https://www.dejero.com/about-us/profile Hint - there are only 2 that can be even considered. Regards Lagi ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-08-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
gt; But anyway. Good to know that the user base of lcTaskList increases. > > Regards, > > Matthias > > > Am 21.08.2018 um 11:48 schrieb Lagi Pittas via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>>: > > &g

Re: For those who do not know lcTasklist

2018-08-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
HI Malte, I just bought it on your recommendation - I'm sure it will be very useful as I'm "refactoring" some old code at the moment (make it work THEN make it better). Lagi A brute force solution that works is better than an elegant solution that doesn't work. Steve McConell - Code Complete

Re: Not many people know this.

2018-08-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I have a habit of saying "ish" and "odd" in that context , so I'm in very good company. And I'm jealous of your hairline ;-) Lagi On Fri, 17 Aug 2018 at 17:09, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2018-08-17 02:56, Mark Wieder via use-livecode

Re: filter list_of_files with REGEX xyz?

2018-08-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I was going to send the whole line but Hermann has beaten me to it - and I will use his version from now on, thanks Hermann. Lagi On Fri, 17 Aug 2018 at 15:03, Klaus major-k via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Hermann, > > > Am 17.08.2018 um 15:58 schrieb hh via

Re: filter list_of_files with REGEX xyz?

2018-08-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
I used (without the gif) .*\.jpj|jpeg|png|gif The above is not case sensitive - just tested it Lagi On Fri, 17 Aug 2018 at 14:45, Ralph DiMola via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > (?i) turn off case sensitivity for everything after it in the regex > expression. (?-i)

Re: Using stackoverflow.com

2018-08-17 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, I'm sorry for the meandering, unfocused ran/stream of consciousness below but .. I agree with all the sentiments so far, and I can empathise with Mark and Todd about people who "Know" that everything must be written in C++ , Java or Python. - Livecode is a "baby language" according to

Re: Need help with a project

2018-06-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Just to be clear - Time trials and demos are a good use of this program - It was the "copy protection" I was referring to Lagi On Fri, 15 Jun 2018 at 02:24, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Also, I want to add this: Yummy Interactive who is behind

Re: Need help with a project

2018-06-18 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
HI Peter, The fact that it is a subscription system is the best protection you have. Use the simplest protection that will tell you if the system has been "pirated" - simple encryption of the company/institution address/details for instance. Don't allow them to change the address/telephone number

Re: Best practise approach for artwork for iOS and Android?

2018-06-12 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi, I don't know what sort of images you have but take a look at xara ( xara.com/designer-pro/features) Scroll down to the intelligent scaling video - better yet they have a trial. I think the intelligent scaling might even give you the "safe Zone" that SB mentioned Regards Lagi Lagi On Mon,

Re: Differences between Commercial and Community versions of LiveCode

2018-06-06 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
M, Tom Glod wrote: > > > great suggestion Lagi... thats a great solution for anyone who needs an > > extra layer of obfuscation on the binaries. > > > > Yes indeed...the .livecode files must be made available. > > > > On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Lagi Pittas vi

Re: Differences between Commercial and Community versions of LiveCode

2018-06-06 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Oh and for those who do want to make totally sure .. https://www.cybrary.it/0p3n/advanced-exe-multi-protection-reverse-engineering-free-tools/ shows you how to modify the UPX compressor so that someone with the source code (it's open source) will have difficulty. I don't use it - my copy

Re: Differences between Commercial and Community versions of LiveCode

2018-06-06 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
The code doesn't need to be available "in the clear" either in Community or Business in the executable. So there is nothing stopping us using something like https://www.pelock.com/products/pelock/buy or a free one here https://upx.github.io/ http://www.pazera-software.com/products/free-upx/ You

Re: THOUGHT: the [effective] [working] screenLoc

2018-06-05 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi here's the third one I missed "Make something idiot-proof, and they will build a better idiot." It's a losing battle Lagi >> Nothing can be made foolproof because fools are so ingenious. >> Nothing is foolproof for a capable fool. >> >> Lagi >> >> >> On 4 June 2018 at 20:51, Paul

Re: THOUGHT: the [effective] [working] screenLoc

2018-06-05 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
" Windows taskbar can be resize to take up half the primary screen by the user (we have NOT had any one do that - YET)" Which reminds me of 3 variants of Murphy's law :- Nothing can be made foolproof because fools are so ingenious. Nothing is foolproof for a capable fool. Lagi On 4 June 2018

Re: Devawriter Pro: Fund Raiser Goes Live!

2018-06-01 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Bob That should be Intellectual Pygmies - although sometimes mental is closer to the truth these days. Regards Lagi On 1 June 2018 at 15:54, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > What surprises me is that I get it. :-) > > Bob S > > > > On May 31, 2018, at

Re: Devawriter Pro: Fund Raiser Goes Live!

2018-06-01 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
What surprises me is you don't let us mental pygmies in on the in joke. (sorry if that is a hate crime against you Pygmies with internet access) Regards lagi On 1 June 2018 at 15:54, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > What surprises me is that I get it.

Re: Android APK sanity check

2018-06-01 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi I have had the same problem Using old and very new android devices, where the program will give a blank/black screen on different versions of Android with no ryme or reason. Sometimes it works on and older version of android with older hardware and fails on a phone or tablet with say the

Re: button action different on Android

2018-05-31 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Swami, How about using the mousestlilldown command and call the mouseup within that? Lagi On 31 May 2018 at 14:56, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Well, "rather Android ceding time for that sort of thing." > > While it may not be a LC

Re: Devawriter Pro: Fund Raiser Goes Live!

2018-05-31 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Richmond, I think peter was hinting at the same thing as me in the Forum. Crowdfunding campaigns of much more expensive products and aims come with token "We love to help but don't have a use for your product" https://stonemaiergames.com/kickstarter-lesson-113-why-

Re: Is anyone using tsNet external with LCserver?

2018-05-29 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi There are more than a thousand links and there are more than server that are broken https://www.drlinkcheck.com/results/a9d513/47/ Lagi On 29 May 2018 at 18:40, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Mark, > > I apologize, I had not realized that

To Sean - This was sent on Saturday but found the bit bucket

2018-05-29 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Sean, First I must say that I am relieved that you are ok - and didn't do whatyou hinted at. I also admit to being the perpetrator of the heinous crime of trying to help "one of us" in distress. But no, I didn't send the police. I did read your email to the end btw - we do care even if you

Re: Splash-stack apps on Google Play

2018-05-21 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Jacque, If your app is for a specific client/company do you put it on the Play Store still? Or is it an app for a company who wants to sell it? - Lagi On 20 May 2018 at 21:06, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Has anyone released an Android app on

Re: Active window and mouse location

2018-05-09 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
Hi Doug, Could this thread be helpful? http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=7=30984 and this lesson http://lessons.livecode.com/m/2592/l/125868-searching-for- an-open-window-by-title Only for Livecode "windows"/stacks though Failing that, using FFI with C would do it You need to get

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