Folks, That sounds pretty interesting. Wouldn’t that be doable by creating a splash stack the looked for a stack to launch in its folder. That stack would be the app. But I don’t know if a stand-alone compiled splash stack could call and run a raw xxx.livecode stack.
Can it? Best, Bill William Prothero https://earthlearningsolutions.org > On Mar 26, 2021, at 7:20 PM, John Balgenorth via use-livecode > <email@example.com> wrote: > > It sounds to me that what you want is a version of the development system > without the ability to code or develop stacks. Is that what HyperCard Player > did for hyperCard stacks? Richard should know of SuperCard could do it. > > JB > >> On Mar 26, 2021, at 6:33 PM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode >> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >> >> >>>> On 27/03/2021 00:35, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >>> >>> What are you looking for? When were these "good ol days" in which one >>> could run stack files without an engine, and how did that work? >>> >> I can describe what I would like; that may be similar to what Roger is >> looking for. Or it may not. >> But I think it is :-) >> >> >> I'd like to be able to develop a stack and give it to a friends or family, >> and have them run it on their iOS or Android devices. I don't want to get >> involved in building iOS standalones (or even installing xCode), so ideally >> I would give them a simple app (i.e. stackRunner kind of thing), and then my >> "app" as a document to load into that 'runner' app. >> >>> There are many reasons it would be problematic to make one generic "player" >>> for everyone's stack files, mostly user experience but also app store >>> restrictions, and additional technical requirements for any devs using it >>> to keep stacks playing nicely together. >> >> I'm not going to sell apps, or distribute them widely, so I (don't think I) >> care about app store restrictions. I also don't care about 'user experience' >> in the sense of branding or feeling like a unique app. >> >> I'm not sure what you mean by "additional technical requirements..." >> >> If that's feasible, I'd happily buy (or contribute cost towards) such a >> 'runner' app. I doubt that I'd be the only one. >> >> Alex. >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> 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 > > _______________________________________________ > 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 _______________________________________________ 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