Re: slightly OT: The art of writing documentation

2017-06-03 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Mark Wieder wrote: > Had to dig this up for someone else this afternoon, so I thought I'd > spread it around a bit more. > > Bob Reselman's lightning talk starts 30 minutes in. Bob is a great speaker and a documentation god. But alas, you forgot to include the link. -- Richard Gaskin

Re: slightly OT: The art of writing documentation

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 06/03/2017 08:48 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Mark Wieder wrote: > Had to dig this up for someone else this afternoon, so I thought I'd > spread it around a bit more. > > Bob Reselman's lightning talk starts 30 minutes in. Bob is a great speaker and a documentation god.

Rooting around in the Forum: destructors

2017-06-03 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=8=29319 Not having looked at any sort of "serious" programming language since about 1989 (I don't think that VB 6 is a serious language), I find it hard to understand what a destructor is beyond a way to free memory on a system that has constraints in

Re: tsNet licensing error using the business version of LC server

2017-06-03 Thread Ralf Bitter via use-livecode
Indeed, LC server Business does not differ from LC server Indy. Anyway, all I would like to achieve is to get access to the extended feature set of tsNet Business on LC server. Would be a pity if this is not possible, as this was one of the main reasons I purchased a LC Business license. Ralf

OT: English-like redux

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
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Re: tsNet licensing error using the business version of LC server

2017-06-03 Thread Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode
Ralf, are you sure there are an indy version and a business version of LC server? isn´t it just a commercial version? At least in my account the downloaded lcserver for my indy license seems to be the same as the one for my business license. Anyway, this does not help with your problems. ;)

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 05/31/2017 02:35 PM, hh via use-livecode wrote: "Synchronous" means here that the callback is done in the order it appears in the list of js instructions, i.e. "synchronous to the instruction order". If you say in your js function instruction1; callback1; instruction2;

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-06-03 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Just getting back here after a week away on another project where they are moving the Hinduism Today app to an HTML 5 platform (shameless promotion) check it out… pretty cool release (free) on the App store… Android version is buggy. @ Roland: Right.. my use of "Syncronous" was a bit off,

Re: Rooting around in the Forum: destructors

2017-06-03 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Thanks for the explanation: although, to be honest I've never really quite worked out what the difference is between Object-oriented languages and Object-based languages (I know that LiveCode is object-based). If being an Object-based language means you have pre-made objects to play around

Re: urgent iOS internet issue (url request timeout setting?)

2017-06-03 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Not to say that TSnet bug doesn't also exist but What iOS version? your problem is an exact mirror of issues I'm having here in the shop with my iPhone 7+ and after a recent upgrade … completley unrelated to Livecode. But our netadmin keeps saying "your wireless hubs in the office look fine to

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 06/03/2017 06:38 PM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote: Fascinating solution for X no of use cases, where you don't really need *now* , but where what you really only need is to know "exactly when and what" happened, even if slightly (typically, milliseconds) after the

Re: Rooting around in the Forum: destructors

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Schonewille via use-livecode
Short answer: LiveCode doesn't have destructors because the xTalk family of languages doesn't require them. xTalk languages make the life of the developer easier by taking such tasks our of their hands. 1a) Yes, under the hood, because LiveCode is written using variants of C, which are object

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-06-03 Thread Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
Mark Wieder wrote: Requests are sent asynchronously and trigger a callback message when they're done. The callback message payload contains a reference to the message that called it. That way a callback handler can associate the returned message with the calling handler, and if

Re: how to download an image

2017-06-03 Thread Scott Rossi via use-livecode
Remove the first "binfile" usage, so your code reads like this: put URL tNewImageLink into URL ("binfile:" & tNewFolder & "/" & tNewImageName) I used the following to test download to the desktop and it works as expected: put

Re: how to download an image

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 06/03/2017 09:49 PM, Scott Rossi via use-livecode wrote: Remove the first "binfile" usage, so your code reads like this: I was gonna say something similar, but Scott's too fast for me. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com ___ use-livecode

how to download an image

2017-06-03 Thread Matt Maier via use-livecode
I'm trying to download an image to a file but it's always 0kb Here's an example of the URL I've got // s3.amazonaws.com/appforest_uf/f1496548544475x140387106221169240/grilled_cheese_on_plate.jpg *put* URL ("binfile:" & tNewImageLink) into URL ("binfile:" & tNewFolder & "/" & tNewImageName)

Re: Rooting around in the Forum: destructors

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 06/03/2017 09:46 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=8=29319 Having now had a brief glance at that post, Guglielmo is correct. This has nothing to do with destructors. -- Mark Wieder ahsoftw...@gmail.com

Re: HTML5 deployment: progress comes into sight

2017-06-03 Thread Mark Talluto via use-livecode
> On Jun 2, 2017, at 3:02 PM, hh via use-livecode > wrote: > > Simply a creative contribution to this thread: > > Here are direct links. Worth waiting for loading, it's faster than you > expect. (Also loading times has been essentially improved with my tests). >