Re: [ ANN ] Release 8.1.3 RC-2

2017-02-12 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Having a problem with downloading this. Probably to do with my system setup / update? Autoupdate fails, and downloading direct from the Livecode site gives me a file of the form: - Unconfirmed 821853.crdownload Any ideas? On 10 February 2017 at 23:33, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode <

Re: [ ANN ] Release 8.1.3 RC-2

2017-02-13 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
from the downloads page. Maybe it was caused by bad internet > connection at that time? > > Best, > Panos > -- > > On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 6:35 PM, David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > Having a problem with downloading

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-10 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Mark one of the most important applications of SVG / canvas object implementation is the ability to create rich interactive graphics - not simply imagery. It is realy hard with any technology other than SVG / Canvas to attach events or hypertext links to a complex area of an image. Using SVG's you

Re: The coming of SVG

2017-11-10 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I don't think this would help (below). What is nice is to be able to use professional illustration tools, and then add hypertext links to one of the objects in the svg with built in tools - for instance using Graphic, or OmniGraphl). That way you can create complex beautiful (and scaleable)

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi Alex, I'm working on this too in the coming weeks. I'd be happy to work on it with you if it were on GitHub. I'm working on the following aspects: 1. Static site generation and integration with relevant tool chains 2. Integration with revIgniter 3. Docker based hosting infrastructure

Re: Livecode Content Management System

2017-12-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I code in LC and use the debugger testing revIgnitor controllers locally, then upload them to the revIgniter site to test remotely. This happens all within the script editor. I use stacks as libraries both locally and with revIgnitor. That way I feel you get the best of both worlds. It works by

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: Roadmap: "Automated REST API wrapping"?

2018-01-17 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Ah - i've been working on that - so would be good to find out more. Will be doing a hackathon at the end of the month to make it more robust. If there is something planned that we can use instead of build from scratch that would be good. Ours is a docker based open source implementation. On 17

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-03 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
at 11:07, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2018-04-03 11:35, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: > > True - I’d rather be first-class than complete anyway. > > To use a more concrete analogy - all British citizens are (since >

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-03 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
is not always a good thing. I’m glad that the dignity of arrays has been restored. On Tue, 3 Apr 2018 at 10:25, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2018-04-03 10:28, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: > > Arrays as first class citi

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-05 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I guess I see your perspective. For me it’s totally the right and natural thing. It’s automatically reset at the end if the handler. Personally I’d go the other way and say that if the lock messages were set command calls trapped by anything above in the hierarchy should also not get executed. I

Re: OpenLanguage: abstract syntax trees

2018-04-20 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
in Latin. On 20 April 2018 at 17:07, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > you forgot the most important part of that, the dumbItDownForUsN00bz() > function > > On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode

Re: OpenLanguage: abstract syntax trees

2018-04-20 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
e most important part of that, the dumbItDownForUsN00bz() > >> function > >> > >> On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:50 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode < > >> use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> > >>> Good idea. > >>> >

Re: OpenLanguage: abstract syntax trees

2018-04-20 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hmmm. That is problematic. I think the author must have had some intimate experience of devops. On 20 April 2018 at 20:35, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 04/20/2018 12:10 PM, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: > >> Yes - I quite d

Re: Posting to LiveCode Server

2018-04-18 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Todd, the browser auto-translates things you type / copy paste in the url bar to something it expects you want as a url. You have characters in the url that need to be escaped (<>) On Wed, 18 Apr 2018 at 11:51, Todd Fabacher via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Any Help

OpenLanguage: abstract syntax trees

2018-04-19 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I'm doing some research around languages for a new project. I'd like to get a firmer handle on where Livecode as a language is going, and need to learn a bit more computer science regarding compilers, abstract syntax trees and language design. So let's ask some dumb questions: 1. Is there an

Re: OpenLanguage: abstract syntax trees

2018-04-20 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Good idea. Or a podcast. Yes that is what we should do. I’ll send you an invite Mark and describe the topic + projects that will go on the show. On Fri, 20 Apr 2018 at 15:46, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > What is needed for this is for someone to write

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-03 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Yes - thanks for pointing that out. So far I've found the behaviour of lockmessages to be actually useful rather than an issue with getprop/setprop - seems well designed to me. The place where the syntax really shines is with functions calls rather than commands - dispatch is quite natural for

Re: Guessing game

2018-04-03 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Arrays as first class citizens? Give them a passport! Arrays have rights too! Need to check if they can be passed as parameters in setprop handlers - as in “set the beautiful_Colour [spellingArray] of my card to light-grey” Last time I checked not all first class citizens were equal. On Tue, 3

Re: Feature request: merge function!

2019-01-18 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
the years - and naturally if would be faster than doing it in script. On Fri, 18 Jan 2019 at 12:53, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > On 2019-01-18 09:01, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: > > I would love to be able to change the characte

Issues with Livecode 10.14.2 on Mojave?

2019-01-21 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I've been having issue with my LiveCode installation for a few weeks now basically the script editor slows down to a crawl, and barely accepts mouse clicks. I also got warning dialogue pop-up from Apple about Livecode not being compatible with Mojave and future version Anyone else having

Thoughts on Livecode Server

2019-01-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Does anyone have any thoughts on where Livecode server should go / is going? I thought I'd throw out a few things that have been on my mind to see what other people are thinking and where the actual underlying technology is heading. Context - I use Livecode server and Revigniter - but not to the

Re: HTML entity escaping?

2019-01-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Yes - sorry about that - copy and paste from Script Editor to Chrome now seems to bring across all the formatting - I'll get rid of it next time. Richard - thanks for the tip regarding using the template field - I was wondering if that would work on the server (see my latest post) - I think it's

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I'm working on a solution for this - it's kind of ambitious and won't be ready to share publicly for about 3 months at a guess - but I'm happy to share it with anyone who want to use GitHub and get deep into the issue. *Quick outline of dictionary strategy* 1. It should be collaborative with

Re: Script Editor Performance

2019-01-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
My guess on this is that it is a basic field issue. One of the most frequent crashes I get is if in testing I put some data in the msg box. If the data is unusually large, everything jams. Only a force-quit gets you out of that. I wonder if when we have native field objects - that this might be

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-23 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi Richard - yes indeed Github and GIST integration is part of the mix. I have libraries for those and have been publishing directly from Livecode for a few years now so it works well. My thinking on it is to use Github as an option for offloading (large) data, and keeping the json as metadata -

Feature request: merge function!

2019-01-18 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I would love to be able to change the characters that merge uses - especially from “[[..]]” to “{{...}}”. Quite a lot of templating uses curly brackets - and I especially want to use it for wiki style templates which can’t use square brackets as they are used for internal links. Not sure of the

Re: iOS sharing extension

2018-11-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
an handle, see > > https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/General/Reference/InfoPlistKeyReference/Articles/CoreFoundationKeys.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/20001431-101685 > > The latter is the bit you need to do for iOS - not sure what the Android > equivalent is. &

iOS sharing extension

2018-11-19 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
How could I create the ability for Livecode mobile apps - say iOS but ideally also on Android) to add the ability for other apps to share to them? - https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/General/Conceptual/ExtensibilityPG/Share.html I can't find any thread here or in

Re: HTML entity escaping?

2019-01-09 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi Devin, yes that would work for an app - but this is for Livecode server - I'm not sure but is there a way to do that with revIgniter - ie create a field by script and use the functionality that way - this is the old hack I'm using / found - if anyone finds it useful / can improve on it ( i

HTML entity escaping?

2019-01-08 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Is there a way / anyone have a handler to escape named html entities in Livecode? > ,,, > ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences:

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 at 14:40, Brian Milby via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > That license will not allow inclusion into the LiceCode dictionary as it > requires any derivative works to carry the same license. For integration > into the LiveCode project a CLA will need

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
o the main project > which has the dual commercial/GPL license. > > Thanks, > Brian > On Jan 22, 2019, 10:52 AM -0600, David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>, wrote: > > On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 at 14:40, Brian Milby via use-livecode < > &g

Trying to get Camera Control. Community Plus License

2019-01-27 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Not sure did i get the wrong license? >From the Livecode web site: Just like LiveCode Community this is an open source edition of LIveCode and > carries with it the same requirement for making your code open and > shareable. Where it differs from the Open Source edition is in all of the > extra

Re: Never, ever use the name of a built-in property as a custom property

2019-01-27 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi Geoff, for me the solution is to have a naming convention for all of a developers / projects work - so everything is prefixed by 4 letters, and then in the case of custom properties / custom property sets - to migrate off them and just stick to arrays. The custom property / set syntax was

Re: IndyCam2_v100

2019-01-27 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Would be great to have a better description so I can see what it looks like, and what it does? For instance i don't need or want snapshot functionality - and I'm scared to fork out $500 for Indy - blind as i've no real idea what is in there. After all i just spend $80 or thereabouts on Community

Re: Never, ever use the name of a built-in property as a custom property

2019-01-27 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Yes. I'm scared as well about naming things :) I'm not sure what is safe. Thee is a tension between making your code readable, and worrying that your use of a natural language term will clash with some evolution of the language that may later get added as a native feature. Is nothing safe? On

Levure Dataview Question

2019-03-29 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
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Re: Bud: crash with widget popup

2019-03-30 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Try this: *popup widget "footer"* Crashes at least with widgets of type widget.paletteActions - not tried to crash things with other widget types. On Sat, 30 Mar 2019 at 11:32, hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > popup widget works here in LC 8/9 without problems. > >

Re: Levure Dataview Question

2019-03-30 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Yes would be good to know. I've seen demos of drag- reordering, and scripted a few experiments - but seeing that work on mobile for something as visually complex as a data grid (or Levure dataview) I've no seen. My suspicion is that that sort of visual drag drop animated feedback is best done in

Bud: crash with widget popup

2019-03-30 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Not sure where to report GitHub issue? Being lazy and reporting here: Calling popup with a widget as a reference rather than a button results in a crash. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to subscribe,

Re: Bud: crash with widget popup

2019-03-31 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi - sorry for the abbreviation - I am actually passing a full object reference "the long id of the target" - either way it should not crash :) On Sat, 30 Mar 2019 at 14:52, hh via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Your syntax is wrong (see dict), "footer" is not a widget

Understanding LLVM bytecode export?

2019-02-24 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I understand that Livecode uses the LLVM compiler infrastructure to create llvm bytecode that for instance emscripten can use to transpile to javascript. I'm wandering if it is possible to do things like: - Export the server engine to llvm bytecode? - Take a some livecode script, do some

Dead code elimination

2019-03-02 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I’ve searched around but still nothing I can find regarding tree shaking / dead code elimination in C++. What I want to be able to do is not compile the whole engine, just the code needed for the execution of the cgi. Is this possible? Is this on the road map? On Sun, 24 Feb 2019 at 18:38, David

Re: Compiling Livecode

2019-03-06 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
ok Pro (16GB+ and 500+ > SSD) with Parallels Desktop installed for testing/developing on both Linux > and Windows. > > > > Just my 2 cents. > > > > On 05/03/2019, 20:40, "use-livecode on behalf of David Bovill via > use-livecode" use-livecode@lists.runrev.

Compiling Livecode

2019-03-05 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I'm reading up on compiling Livecode from source - will take the plunge in the coming days - would like to read up on it. The docs here are sparse... anyone written up their experience? On Sat, 2 Mar 2019 at 09:07, David Bovill wrote: > I’ve searched

Re: Compiling Livecode

2019-03-05 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
ersion will you be using? > > Thanks, > Brian > On Mar 5, 2019, 7:35 AM -0500, David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com>, wrote: > > I'm reading up on compiling Livecode from source - will take the plunge > in > > the coming days - wo

Re: Compiling Livecode

2019-03-07 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
emulate some kind > of processor mode! ICK! I hate crap like that! > > > > Bob S > > > > > >> On Mar 6, 2019, at 03:57 , David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> > >> Thanks Eri

Re: Compiling Livecode

2019-03-11 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I tried that and have it hosted somewhere. By the way who is / are "techstrategies". What I'm looking for is more of how to run integrate Livecode into a future looking devops environment - so using docker on the testing and development side. That's what we use with other platforms and languages -

Livecode manifest settings

2019-01-28 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I'm hoping that a settings in the Livecode manifest file would allow the embedded browser widget to access the camera. According to the Mozilla info on the HTML5 API: - https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/MediaDevices/getUserMedia#Permissions To use getUserMedia() in an

Re: Thoughts on Livecode Server

2019-01-24 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Thanks for the time replying Richard! Let me outline where a bit the context of my questions. It's not about the basics of how to rn a server / cgi. It's about the relatively long term direction of server technology and Livecode server. I'm interested to experiment with Livecode server again as i

Re: Us and them? [was Re: Livecode Dictionary]

2019-01-24 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi Curry - you wrote: A project wiki would fit in the SE better than it would the Dictionary, > of course, it would have more features and I could see that being a tab. > But then again user keyword comments would fit the Dictionary very well, > they could simply be added there. Having a separate

Browser widget - open in new tab

2019-01-24 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I'm looking to see how the new browser widget behaves (only testing on OSX). It seems to handle web pages that seek to open a window in a new browser tab differently form before? First it opens them in the browser widget, and second I'm getting all the messages i'd expect. Previously we could

Howto play live video from webcam on OSX?

2019-01-25 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I'm trying to show live webcam footage in a Livecode stack on OSX. *Browser* The following works well in the browser but requires permissions to be agreed with a browser dialogue that does not show in the embedded browser. - https://davidwalsh.name/demo/camera.php It would be great to get

Launching a cli server as background process in OSX

2019-07-31 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I have a server that I would like launch from Livecode. I've tried shell(), launch, open process, and then creatign bash scripts ending with "&" or using screen... no joy so far... In the terminal I run: hugo server and a little go server runs and does it's magic. But try as I can nothing I do

Re: Challenge: who can background this shell command?

2019-08-02 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
n for update. > > > On Aug 1, 2019, at 12:19 PM, David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > OK - I managed to get it to work with: > > > > - open process "/usr/local/bin/hugo server" for read > > > > which

Polyglot and CodeRunner

2019-08-02 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Does anyone combine Livecode with different programming languages - would be interesting to share any experiences. I mainly create wrappers for command line tools in Livecode. Sometimes interface with Javascript which I want to improve my workflow with. I was thinking of of extending the way I

QR Code Reader with Livecode

2019-08-11 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I see there is a QR Code Library and with Indy you can call things like mergAVCamBarcodeFound - but playing around i can't seem to read a QR code using the AV Foundation stuff in Indy - is there a way to have a Livecode app read QR codes? ___

Re: QR Code Reader with Livecode

2019-08-11 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Great - should be able to test as I'm doing a sprint Tuesday to Friday :) On Sun, 11 Aug 2019 at 15:29, Rick Harrison via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Nice! > > > On Aug 11, 2019, at 10:10 AM, hh via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > I have

Re: Launching a cli server as background process in OSX

2019-07-31 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
. I have had this > problem to execute pdftex from livecode. > Best regards > François > > > Le 31 juil. 2019 à 17:24, David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> a écrit : > > > > I have a server that I would like launch from Live

Re: Launching a cli server as background process in OSX

2019-07-31 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
; wrote: > If i remember correctly, shell() launches a new shell environment. It is > possible that your executable is not in the current PATH. I have had this > problem to execute pdftex from livecode. > Best regards > François > > > Le 31 juil. 2019 à 17:24, David

Re: Launching a cli server as background process in OSX

2019-08-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Thanks everyone - Mark - it's not an issue with accessing hugo from shell - get shell ("hugo server") works fine - it just blocks as the server process keeps running as it should do - so I want to background it. Richard - yes I've tried that. In fact I tried all these different techniques to the

Re: Challenge: who can background this shell command?

2019-08-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
> Matthias Rebbe > > free tools for Livecoders: > InstaMaker <https://instamaker.dermattes.de/> > WinSignMaker Mac <https://winsignhelper.dermattes.de/> > > > Am 01.08.2019 um 13:55 schrieb David Bovill via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com

Challenge: who can background this shell command?

2019-08-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
The challenge is to figure out a technique we can use in Livecode to be able to call long running shell processes (typically something like an http server process) without blocking Livecode. To test this without asking anyone to install some cli I thought we could try it with an existing long

Re: Challenge: who can background this shell command?

2019-08-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
et > [APIv1] KEEPALIVE /api/v1/events > > > Be aware, that the background process runs untill you kill it from the > shell. > > Regards, > > Matthias > > > Matthias Rebbe > > free tools for Livecoders: > InstaMaker <https://instamaker.dermattes.de/> > WinSignMak

Re: Challenge: who can background this shell command?

2019-08-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
019-08-01 17:12, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: > > OK - so I have it working by writing to a temporary file. > > > > Trying to redirect the output to stdout - so that shell() return the > > information of the background process - but this freezes: > > Okay so give

Re: Challenge: who can background this shell command?

2019-08-01 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
nsulting via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > So, this is a documentation problem? > > > >> On Aug 1, 2019, at 9:27 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > >> > >> On 2019-08-01 17

Re: Apps to fight COVID-19

2020-04-08 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I’d be interested in volunteering to make a Livecode app for this. Anyone else? On 7 Apr 2020, 00:41 +0100, Dar Scott Consulting via use-livecode , wrote: > Hi, everybody! > > I apologize for the drive-by email. > > And I miss everybody on the list. Been busy all that. > > I am a strong believer

Re: Apps to fight COVID-19

2020-04-10 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
t tracing in general. > > You might be coming up with ideas I didn't even think about. > > Contact me if you need any help. > > Dar > > > > > > > On Apr 9, 2020, at 4:46 AM, Mark Smith via use-livecode > > wrote: > > > > Happy to contribute

Simple 3D animation question

2020-04-18 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
For Earth Day this Wendesday a few of us are working on an art piece that I want to use Livecode for. As part of this event I need to create an interactive presentation and wish to create an icosahedrons - so a 3 dimensional hexagon - that I need to rotate in different dimensions. I have seen

Re: Apps to fight COVID-19

2020-04-18 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
The app looks a good start, but basic. I took a closer look at the cartoon images, they are quite specific, but a good base for a discussion about privacy issues. Not so good for an app. My suggestion regarding taking this forwards is that we have a creative workshop on Earth Day this coming

Re: Simple 3D animation question

2020-04-18 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
ng time. Especially since you > clearly have a looming deadline. > > Anytime I have tried to do an animation > with LiveCode I have found it to be too > slow and jerky. Your mileage may vary. > > Good luck! > > Rick > > > > > On Apr 18, 2020, at 9:32 AM

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-06 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Me too! On 6 Apr 2020, 11:40 +0100, Andre Garzia via use-livecode , wrote: > Hi Folks, > > I missed the meeting, is there a recording available? > > Best > A. ___ use-livecode mailing list use-livecode@lists.runrev.com Please visit this url to

Re: Apps to fight COVID-19

2020-04-11 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Personally - especially after reading the links below on Apple + Googles initiative - I’d go for story telling based around the comic in an app that we could add contact tracing functionality too. I think emphasising in the story telling privacy issues would be something that would be an

Re: Simple 3D animation question

2020-04-19 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Thanks for all the input - threeJS is great. I’ll take your advice on that. I haven’t updated my knowledge on it for a couple of years. FYI - a reason for using Livecode exists outside of the actual animation. It’s the educational aspect and geometry. Would like to be able to explore the

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Except of course I missed the meeting :) Is the recording available yet? On 4 Apr 2020, 12:20 +0100, David Bovill , wrote: > I’ve spent some time yesterday working on an open source Livecode library for > the Zoom API. I’m hoping a few of us could start collaborating on that as an > outcome of

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I’ve spent some time yesterday working on an open source Livecode library for the Zoom API. I’m hoping a few of us could start collaborating on that as an outcome of the Zoom today? Will try to get that on Github by the meeting. It’s a script only stack. Anyone else working with API’s and

Re: Script Only Stack Properties

2020-04-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
The approach I take is to use getorop and set prop handlers for this. The data is then seperated from the code and Ibuse one standardised technique for accessing a model: out the model_Data of stack stackName into someData On 4 Apr 2020, 19:39 +0100, How to use LiveCode , wrote: > > ? > > What

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Would be great to get that up and running. Matrix plays well with Jitsi, and is a great decentralised chat platform. On 4 Apr 2020, 20:30 +0100, Mark Wieder via use-livecode , wrote: > On 4/4/20 8:33 AM, Dan Brown via use-livecode wrote: > > > https://jitsi.org/ is a great open source Zoom

Re: Our first Community Zoom Session

2020-04-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
We have some experience for running learning groups and breakouts in Zoom. Would love to help trial that at the next Zoom? On 4 Apr 2020, 19:29 +0100, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode , wrote: > Bob Sneidar worte: > > > Richard wrote: > > > And did you notice Zoom's API docs? > > >

Re: Apps to fight COVID-19

2020-04-22 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Is something still happening tomorrow? > > > On Apr 18, 2020, at 1:46 PM, dsc--- via use-livecode < > use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > > > > I will attend. > > > >> On Apr 18, 2020, at 7

Google Drive or Dropbox integration

2020-04-29 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I’m looking to create some tools to automate / augment the work of volunteers working on the Sound Garden media archive we created for the radio station. I want to create desktop and mobile apps I can distribute to volunteers as the project moves forwards. At this early stage we have both

Re: Group resizing.

2020-05-04 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Trying to understand this thread. I’ve been doing nested group resizing for all my work now for several years - it has been difficult often to debug track errors because of all the nested messages. As a result I’ve had to make a bunch of tools to test each nested element before they are

Re: Group resizing.

2020-05-05 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
d both dimensions of the group. > > Thanks again, > > Alex. > > P.S. any thoughts on another group Zoom for Livecoders ? Haven't heard > more from Heather (and they may be busy), so maybe we should try to > arrange a community get-together ? > > > On 04/05/2020 10:09, Da

Re: Anyone willing to share a basic webpage template for LC HTML5 apps?

2020-05-15 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Just asked the same question. Would love to figure that out? Could we share a Github project? On 14 May 2020, 03:40 +0100, Terry Judd via use-livecode , wrote: > Hi - I've got a couple of HTML5 apps that I want to deploy to students at my > uni and was wondering if anyone had a fairly basic

Help with HTML5 Livecode Site

2020-05-15 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I would like to create a beautiful HTML5 Livecode based community site. The best examples I’ve found are by hh here on the list. I’m really looking to build on those great resources and work with some artists to make something neat. Can anyone advise how to do lazy loading of the engine, and

Re: HTML Platform

2020-05-06 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
WASM support is very important to Livecode future. It will address most of the problems of current HTML5 deployment, and I definitely intend to use it - for micro service deployment, and blockchain integration for instance. It will doubtless be a commercial feature, which is also important for

Re: Linking to a LC desktop app with a URL

2020-05-21 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Yes thanks Trevor. I must some time soon migrate to using Levure - is there an easy Start here introduction for a new project? On 21 May 2020, 07:10 +0100, Peter Bogdanoff via use-livecode , wrote: > This is great! Thank you Trevor! > > > > On May 20, 2020, at 5:01 PM, Trevor DeVore via

iOS sharing extension - anyone ever made one?

2020-09-02 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
ustom-url-schemes > > > > - add entries in the app's plist to tell the operating system what file > > types > > your app can handle, see > > https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/documentation/General/Reference/InfoPlistKeyReference/Articles/CoreFoundationKeys.html#//apple_ref/doc

Looping though a numerically indexed array

2020-09-02 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
I’m pretty sure there must be a way to efficiently loop through numerically indexed arrays Repeat for each key and repeat for each element does not seem to sort the keys in numeric order,. Of course I can get the keys and sort them before repeating - but is there a more efficient way?

Re: Possible : stack with transparent backgound?

2020-09-10 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
; I believe you can add an alpha channel to mask the stack. I have never done > it, but I heard it discussed a number of times. > > Bob S > > > > On Sep 10, 2020, at 2:41 PM, David Bovill via use-livecode > > wrote: > > > > Id like to create a stack - has

Possible : stack with transparent backgound?

2020-09-10 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
gt; put tMyArray[tKey] into tMyVar > > > > > > end repeat > > > > > > Ralph DiMola > > > IT Director > > > Evergreen Information Services > > > rdim...@evergreeninfo.net > > > > > > -Original Message- > > &

Re: Looping though a numerically indexed array

2020-09-10 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
k test to confirm. I built a 100 > element array and it looped in order. I deleted 2 keys and then it didn’t. I > then added those 2 missing keys back and it worked again. > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Sep 2, 2020, at 10:55 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode > > wrote: &

Livecode and GPU's

2020-09-12 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Thanks Jim - works a treat. Didn’t think this one would be possible. On 12 Sep 2020, 01:45 +0100, How to use LiveCode , wrote: > > go stack url "https://netrin.on-rev.com/misc/TransparentStack.livecode; I can now use this technique to layer elements over things such as the browser widget, of

Bug: jumping stack windows (when supress messages is off)

2020-10-09 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Windows intermittently jump to a location on the screen when I move windows. It’s got too annoying to ignore. • Is anyone else having this problem? I am testing this on Mojave and Livecode 9.6.1 rc2. I am testing this without any of my own code such just was IDE stacks. This I “think” is

Is this a bug?

2020-10-13 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
agged and > > the mouse moves close to a screen edge. I have not explored the > > feature fully, so I am not sure of the details. > > > > > > > > On 10/9/2020 9:48 AM, David Bovill via use-livecode wrote: > > > I’m getting pretty curious about th

Datagrid question - variable row templates

2020-10-15 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
It’s been a while since I used data grids - so I’m wondering if there are any new aspects / tricks here that I’m missing. Requirements I need a data grid like object to display json data / an array, in which each item has a type. So type image or type text etc. Each type should be displayed by

Re: Is this a bug?

2020-10-15 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Oooh thanks! Fun. Fact. I’ve been living with this bug for a few years - which is why I didn’t try deleting the prefs. On 14 Oct 2020, 09:23 +0100, How to use LiveCode , wrote: > > /Users//Library/Preferences/RunRev/livecode.rev > /Users//Library/Preferences/RunRev/livecode7.rev >

Re: Bug: jumping stack windows (when supress messages is off)

2020-10-13 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
gt; > Cheers and thanks, > Mark > > > On Oct 9, 2020, at 3:18 PM, David Bovill via use-livecode > > wrote: > > > > Here is a video describing the bug - or at least I am assuming it is a bug. > > Very curious to see if anyone else is experiencing this issue: >

Re: Bug: jumping stack windows (when supress messages is off)

2020-10-11 Thread David Bovill via use-livecode
Hi Bernd, the bug is not to do with the standard window snap. This is unresponsive try to any mouse clicks and a big jump across half the screen without any other windows present. Check the video to see. On 10 Oct 2020, 22:15 +0100, Niggemann, Bernd via use-livecode , wrote: > Hi David, > >

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