Bill, Let me second what Richard said, you'd be better served by building desktop stack apps than by building web apps. There is no silver bullet for doing web work, there is no magical technology that makes it as easy as LC. The Web is a design by committee with various multi-billion companies doing power plays around it. To be effective on the web, you need to learn HTML, CSS, and JS. You don't need to be an expert, but you need to learn up to some intermediate level to do the kind of interactions you are talking about. The web has quirks and some anachronisms in it but that is because it can't afford to break compatibility with itself. A website from 1995 needs to be just as valid to the browser as one from 2021. What this means is that there are still people programming the web as if it still is 1995, so the quality of material you find online varies a lot. I'm happy that I know it well but when I need some app on my day to day work, I will more often turn to LC than building a web solution.
You can build richer experiences more easily by using LC and shipping a loader standalone than by using LC server without knowing JS. Kind regards a On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 13:49, Andre Garzia <an...@andregarzia.com> wrote: > But apps that are browsers to bundled content are OK. That is how you get > Apache Cordova and Phonegap to work. > > On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 02:06, Mark Wieder via use-livecode < > firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> On 1/18/21 2:20 PM, William Prothero via use-livecode wrote: >> >> > Building a single web-based app that avoids the world of all the mobile >> apps and desktop idiosyncrasies is attractive. >> >> I thought mobile stores (Apple, etc) explicitly disallowed apps that >> were essentially just web browsers to external content. >> >> Am I wrong about this? >> >> -- >> Mark Wieder >> ahsoftw...@gmail.com >> >> _______________________________________________ >> use-livecode mailing list >> email@example.com >> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your >> subscription preferences: >> http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode >> > > > -- > https://www.andregarzia.com <http://www.andregarzia.com> > Want to support me? Buy me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/andregarzia > -- https://www.andregarzia.com <http://www.andregarzia.com> Want to support me? Buy me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/andregarzia _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode