Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-04 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
So many interesting, thoughtful and thought-provoking responses - I am overwhelmed. Thank you. I can't reply to each of them - flooding the list with 24 responses would be somewhat anti-social :-), so I'll arbitrarily pick the most recent (as I type) and respond to it, with responses to

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-04 Thread Peter W A Wood via use-livecode
Andre > I am talking beyond the current HTML5 deployment (which I don't own a > license and can't play with) I thought that you can deploy to HTML5 with the community licence. The GPL wouldn’t put you off playing with it, would it? Peter ___

RE: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-04 Thread Erik Beugelaar -Solidit via use-livecode
-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Andre Garzia via use-livecode Sent: 04 December 2017 15:51 To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> Cc: Andre Garzia <an...@andregarzia.com> Subject: Re: Livecode Content Management System Taking a tangential lin

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2017-12-04 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Andre Garzia work: > So far, most of our web efforts have been "PHP-inspired", as in our > server engine behaves like PHP and our frameworks look and feel like > PHP frameworks. Thank you for bringing that up. There are a great many design decisions with the LC Server CGI that do mirror the

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-04 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
While not exactly a CMS, I used LC as a paypal button code generator (encrypted buttons using openssl as the basis.) My little program generates a complete paypal button for each item and stores it in an sqlite database. It also takes an image drop and generates 2 sizes for the gallery I use. A

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-04 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Taking a tangential line of thought in this thread, I think there is value in exploring "more focused" or "less flexible" solutions than complete CMSs to gauge the feasibility of a CMS project. Specially if it is something like David said that leverages the Desktop value of LC while spewing out

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I don't see much value in building a CMS or CMS front end. There is value in a CMS, but not I'd saying in making another CMS. Build on revIgniter as Dave says? On 3 December 2017 at 12:57, Dave Kilroy via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Hi Alex > > My instinct would be to

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Dave Kilroy wrote: > Well of course if you put it that way I don’t want to do anything to > discourage exploration, let a 1,000 flowers bloom etc and I’d love > to see a LC CMS > > However our community IS a lot smaller than Python’s... I am sometimes prone to fits of optimism. :) -- Richard

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-03 Thread Dave Kilroy via use-livecode
Well of course if you put it that way I don’t want to do anything to discourage exploration, let a 1,000 flowers bloom etc and I’d love to see a LC CMS However our community IS a lot smaller than Python’s... Kind regards Dave Richard Gaskin wrote: > revIgniter is one of the best open source

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Dave Kilroy wrote: > My instinct would be to build on revIgniter rather than start another > (possibly competing) project - I would be much more likely to > contribute to an enriched revIgniter than to two disjointed projects revIgniter is one of the best open source projects in the LiveCode

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-03 Thread Dave Kilroy via use-livecode
Hi Alex My instinct would be to build on revIgniter rather than start another (possibly competing) project - I would be much more likely to contribute to an enriched revIgniter than to two disjointed projects My two penneth… Kind regards Dave Alex Tweedly wrote: > I'm looking for

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
een asked to build a web site (actually two unrelated web sites) which are bigger and more complex, and for which I absolutely do not want to become the de facto on-going (content) maintainer. So, I've decided to build LCMS - a Livecode Content Management System. It will be (very loosely) ba

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-02 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
Alejandro, You could but there lies a question of why should you do it? The idea of storing flat files is that they are easy to edit by a human. Most flat file CMSs use Markdown plus a frontmatter in YAML these days and that is really a good system. Check out GravCMS, Jekyll, Metalsmith, Hexo,

Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
Andre Garzia wrote: > If you choose to store your data on flat files and use git > on that folder, you get branching, rollback and backups > for free for your CMS. Those data flat files could be stored as base64 encoded text files, Right? Al ___

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Andre Garzia via use-livecode
y > enhancements > > in less time than I had wasted trying the "real" CMS. > > > > I put that down to: > > - the power of Livecode > > - the power of revIgniter (thank you ! again, Ralf) > > - my impatience in trying to learn new

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Simon Smith via use-livecode
niter (thank you ! again, Ralf) > - my impatience in trying to learn new tools > > But now I have a new, bigger opportunity / challenge - I've been asked to > build a web site (actually two unrelated web sites) which are bigger and > more complex, and for which I absolutely do n

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Ralf Bitter via use-livecode
ote: > > So, I've decided to build LCMS - a Livecode Content Management System. > > It will be (very loosely) based on what I think are the useful ideas in > Wordpress (but without any tendency towards blogs). It will be relatively > simple. > > It won't be: > -

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2017-12-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
ements in less time than I had wasted trying the "real" CMS. > > > > I put that down to: > > - the power of Livecode > > - the power of revIgniter (thank you ! again, Ralf) > > - my impatience in trying to learn new tools > > >

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Robert Brenstein via use-livecode
he de facto on-going (content) maintainer. So, I've decided to build LCMS - a Livecode Content Management System. It will be (very loosely) based on what I think are the useful ideas in Wordpress (but without any tendency towards blogs). It will be relatively simple. It won't be:  - smooth, slick a

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Lagi Pittas via use-livecode
ank you ! again, Ralf) > - my impatience in trying to learn new tools > > But now I have a new, bigger opportunity / challenge - I've been asked to > build a web site (actually two unrelated web sites) which are bigger and > more complex, and for which I absolutely do not want to

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Tom Glod via use-livecode
I recently started working with livecode server and revigniter after 5 years of strictly desktop dev..so I'd definately be able to help contribute to the development. I gotta say I love wordpress. but there is one thing I love more than that and its Livecode. So put me down for a yes.

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
On 01/12/2017 02:47, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode wrote: Could your LCMS import (and use) templates and themes from other CMS platforms like Joomla or WordPress? Unlikely. Wordpress themes are written in PHP (or, if you like, HTML with a lot of embedded PHP), so it's hard to see how I

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
ank you ! again, Ralf) > - my impatience in trying to learn new tools > > But now I have a new, bigger opportunity / challenge - I've been asked to > build a web site (actually two unrelated web sites) which are bigger and > more complex, and for which I absolutely do not want to

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-11-30 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 11/30/2017 05:56 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode wrote: Here are the requests for input 1.  has anyone tried this before ? and did you succeed ?  or why did you stop ? any foreseeable problems to contend with ? I finally gave up on LiveCode and am now working with the combination

Livecode Content Management System

2017-11-30 Thread Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode
Hi Alex, Alex Tweedly wrote: > Thanks for any suggestions, input, etc. Could your LCMS import (and use) templates and themes from other CMS platforms like Joomla or WordPress? I would like to answer another questions, but have no experience using RevIgniter, so could not comment about your

Livecode Content Management System

2017-11-30 Thread Alex Tweedly via use-livecode
solutely do not want to become the de facto on-going (content) maintainer. So, I've decided to build LCMS - a Livecode Content Management System. It will be (very loosely) based on what I think are the useful ideas in Wordpress (but without any tendency towards blogs). It will be relativel