Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
William Prothero wrote: > Probably HTML5 would be better, ultimately. But, I look at the HTML5 > postings, limitations, and quirks and it would most likely require me > to become an expert in javascript and various server technologies that > put me over the interest level that would be required.

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread John McKenzie via use-livecode
Could you not just deploy a Linux desktop Livecode app to a Chromebook? ChromeOS is a Linux distribution, if admittedly a stripped down one, after all. You can install some regular desktop Linux software such as regular Libre Office on Chromebooks. Some software you cannot install though and

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Stephen MacLean via use-livecode
> On Jun 22, 2020, at 3:17 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > John McKenzie wrote: > >> Could you not just deploy a Linux desktop Livecode app to a >> Chromebook? ChromeOS is a Linux distribution, if admittedly a stripped >> down one, after all. > > Alas, while ChromeOS is based

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Dev via use-livecode
Then we are going to need to get Frazier back with Apple’s new all in commitment to ARM chips! kelly > On 22-Jun-2020, at 1:17 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > wrote: > > John McKenzie wrote: > >> Could you not just deploy a Linux desktop Livecode app to a >> Chromebook? ChromeOS is a

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
John McKenzie wrote: Could you not just deploy a Linux desktop Livecode app to a Chromebook? ChromeOS is a Linux distribution, if admittedly a stripped down one, after all. Alas, while ChromeOS is based on the Linux kernel, everything above the kernel is different (desktop manager,

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 6/22/20 12:21 PM, Stephen MacLean via use-livecode wrote: Looks like ARM just became a MUCH bigger issue! *MUCH* Fortunately, I've seen github notifications for the last few months that point toward ARM capability, so I'm guessing we're on track for this. For OSX anyway. -- Mark

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Prothero-ELS via use-livecode
Thanks for the info, folks! I don’t see anything that would draw me to Chromebooks. Seems it’s another world. Too bad. Education really needs good apps at all levels and chromebooks are a bright target. EST, Bill William Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Jun 22, 2020, at 2:02

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 6/22/20 11:51 AM, prothero--- via use-livecode wrote: I may invest in a Chromebook, for testing, but would like to scope out the landscape before I waste my time. I forgot to mention that I recently saw that some of last year's Chromebooks are going for as low as $80. They don't have

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread William de Smet via use-livecode
I am a longtime user of Chromebooks in education and most 'cheap' Chromebooks' come with only 4 GB RAM. The Chrome browser itself uses a lot of RAM already and my experience with Android apps on Chromebooks is that they are slow (lack of available RAM) or sometimes not fully functional/compatible.

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
William de Smet wrote: I am a longtime user of Chromebooks in education and most 'cheap' Chromebooks' come with only 4 GB RAM. The Chrome browser itself uses a lot of RAM already and my experience with Android apps on Chromebooks is that they are slow (lack of available RAM) or sometimes not

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread John McKenzie via use-livecode
Despite using Raspberry Pi devices allot I somehow did not think of ARM chips. I did not know Chromebooks were based on them. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
I've had fairly good experiences running an Android app on Chromebook. The manufacturer matters. On my Lenovo there are a few glitches, on my client's Asus Flip there are a few different glitches, but in general they are minor. I've made two Android apps that also run on Chromebooks. Both

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Thanks, Jacqueline! I’ll file that info away for future pondering. I’m glad there was one positive response to the possibility of using Livecode on a chromebook. Best, Bill William A. Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Jun 22, 2020, at 2:52 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode >

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
Would HTML5 be a better option? > On Jun 22, 2020, at 10:51 AM, prothero--- via use-livecode > wrote: > > Folks: > A LOT of elementary school teachers are using Chromebooks to teach online. > So… I am wondering what the current situation is with Android (?) apps on > Chromebooks. > > Is

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread William Prothero via use-livecode
Colin: Probably HTML5 would be better, ultimately. But, I look at the HTML5 postings, limitations, and quirks and it would most likely require me to become an expert in javascript and various server technologies that put me over the interest level that would be required. I’m fine with

Browser

2020-06-22 Thread Terence Heaford via use-livecode
That’s the solution I was thinking about. It’s probably necessary to capture the screen image at a larger size for printing as I suspect otherwise the printed output will be rather blurred. Thanks Terry > On 21 Jun 2020, at 13:46, Andrew at MidWest Coast Media > wrote: > > >> I am again

[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 231

2020-06-22 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
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Chromebook apps?

2020-06-22 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Folks: A LOT of elementary school teachers are using Chromebooks to teach online. So… I am wondering what the current situation is with Android (?) apps on Chromebooks. Is anybody developing apps for Chromebooks? Are there gothchas? Any pointers to online Chromebook specific docs? I may invest