Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-27 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Rick, Thanks for your perspective. Frankly, I don’t think it will be particularly easy to make it an app either. I need to do a fair bit of code optimization and on the map, there will have to be a small magnifier that moves with the finger. In the meantime, the desktop version is coming

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-27 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Bill, I took a look at your demo video of your app. I would agree that it is pretty complex and it would require a lot of javascript to provide the interactivity that you want. It would not be an easy web creation process for you. I can see you have put a lot of work into your app! This is

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-27 Thread JeeJeeStudio via use-livecode
And note that the Intel chips are a minor these days on Android, it's mostly ARM Op 26-11-2020 om 14:42 schreef panagiotis merakos via use-livecode: Hello Richmond, so LiveCode builds for Android wouldn't run on them. LC supports both arm (armv7, arm64) and Intel (x86, x86_64) on Android.

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread prothero--- via use-livecode
Rick: Thanks. I’ve considered that. But my app is pretty complex. There is interactive maps plotting earthquakes, elevations, ages, etc, graphics capture and editing, writing, lots of complex actions that I think would require a major time investment to do on the web. It is actually something

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread Rick Harrison via use-livecode
Hi Bill, If you make your app a webpage instead by using a LiveCode Server, then everyone can just visit your website. It will run on all computers with web access, not just ChromeBooks. Good luck with whatever you decide to do! Rick > On Nov 26, 2020, at 12:52 AM, prothero--- via

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread Kee Nethery via use-livecode
If you are deploying a single purpose system, for example voter registration or data collection or multiuser simulations/games, Chromebooks are the way to go. And I can see LiveCode as the software for those single purpose custom built systems. Kee Nethery > On Nov 26, 2020, at 9:19 AM, J.

RE: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
-Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of J. Landman Gay via use-livecode Sent: Thursday, November 26, 2020 12:19 PM To: How to use LiveCode Cc: J. Landman Gay Subject: Re: Chromebook apps? Android apps run in an emulator on Chromebooks. I

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Android apps run in an emulator on Chromebooks. I forgot to mention that the emulator is only 32-bit so you have to build ARM 7 apps for Chromebook. I haven't needed to build an x86 app, my tests have all run okay on three different models. -- Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread ELS Prothero via use-livecode
Thanks for the perspective, Jacque, Hmm, it could be venturing into a swamp for me, tho. Given the popularity of Chromebooks, it would be great if Livecode could be invested in support for them. In my own case, I need to be cautious about where I spend my effort. I’m a happily retired

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
Hello Richmond, >>so LiveCode builds for Android wouldn't run on them. LC supports both arm (armv7, arm64) and Intel (x86, x86_64) on Android. Kind regards, Panos -- On Thu, 26 Nov 2020 at 15:31, Richmond via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > Is a Chromebook app an

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-26 Thread Richmond via use-livecode
Is a Chromebook app an Android app? Or, to put things another way . . . I thought I'd be clever and design something for kids at my school to use on their Android phones and tablets . . . Fantastic idea that foundered badly when I worked out that a lot of ANdroid tablets ran on INTEL chips

Re: Chromebook apps?

2020-11-25 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
Right, for Chromebooks you'd develop an Android app. I've been testing two different client projects on Chromebooks. For the most part they run okay, depending on the hardware. One of my apps in particular runs beautifully in tablet mode, but if you rotate the screen to desktop mode it loses

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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