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by jiml
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: WP REST API Plugin - How to actually use it?
Replies: 13
Views: 2356

Re: WP REST API Plugin - How to actually use it?

Mark wrote: Where did that quote come from? I've never heard of that. Sorry Mark, I just saw your question. That quote was from a LC promotion. It referenced a feature which Mark Waddingham introduced on day 3 of LiveCode Global 2017 INTRODUCING LIVECODE CONNECT: RESTFUL API’S THE IDLE WAY If you ha...
by jiml
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Stencyl
Replies: 22
Views: 822

Re: Stencyl

Richard,

Your idea of 'game-ifying' programming is very intriguing!
'A spoonful of sugar' hook for students.

JimL
by jiml
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Stencyl
Replies: 22
Views: 822

Re: Stencyl

Richard wrote: This is where LC could shine: Imagine a point-and-click system in layers, which eventually arrives at full scripting. Imagine an authoring tool with 5 levels of power that defaulted to easiest, most basic level, allowing you to progress through that power and complexity at your own pa...
by jiml
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Android Deployment
Topic: Sending USSD Codes from my LiveCode App to my Mobile Phone Carrier
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Sending USSD Codes from my LiveCode App to my Mobile Phone Carrier

This might help: https://developer.android.com/guide/components/intents-common To place a phone call directly, use the ACTION_CALL action and specify a phone number using the URI scheme defined below. When the phone app opens, it begins the phone call; the user does not need to press the Call button...
by jiml
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Finite looping of audio
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: Finite looping of audio

You're welcome.
We are all here to help each other.
by jiml
Thu Aug 27, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: What Users want from the next version of LiveCode
Replies: 14
Views: 832

Re: What Users want from the next version of LiveCode

Revive
Infinite LiveCode
by jiml
Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Finite looping of audio
Replies: 5
Views: 318

Re: Finite looping of audio

You might also try this:

Code: Select all

send "play stop" to this card in 3 seconds 
Jim Lambert
by jiml
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Too nerd to be shared elsewhere...
Replies: 2
Views: 266

Re: Too nerd to be shared elsewhere...

Ouch! & Ouch again!
by jiml
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Nested stack properties...
Replies: 24
Views: 1193

Re: Nested stack properties...

Custom properties are very handy for storing data. But please remember they can only be stored within a file that is writable. For example, consider you have a custom property of a stack. In the IDE you can read and write that at will. But once you compile that stack into a standalone it is readable...
by jiml
Mon Jul 27, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Complete Lessons pdf - Exercise 1 - Page 18 suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 397

Re: Complete Lessons pdf - Exercise 1 - Page 18 suggestions

Bill,

Thanks for our effort in making that clear explanation and video.

Jim Lambert
by jiml
Sun Jul 26, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Looking for a volunteer tester...
Replies: 55
Views: 2792

Re: Looking for a volunteer tester...

Get Info reports the size of testInterface as "43,560,495 bytes (Zero bytes on disk)"

Perhaps that's a clue.

I also used revZip to decompress testHello.zip

error: "ziperr,unable to open output file"

Jim Lambert
by jiml
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Looking for a volunteer tester...
Replies: 55
Views: 2792

Re: Looking for a volunteer tester...

downloaded to macOS 10.15.5
unzipped
double-clicked testinterface application
You can’t open the application “testInterface” because it is not supported on this type of Mac.
Jim Lambert
by jiml
Sat Jul 25, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Complete Beginners
Topic: Vertically Centering Cursor in Field *Solved*
Replies: 22
Views: 1378

Re: Vertically Centering Cursor in Field

for a 'typewriter effect see TYPE in the dictionary
by jiml
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: how to get text from a file on a server
Replies: 14
Views: 730

Re: how to get text from a file on a server

I am simply trying to read a number from a text file located on a web server without having to download it at all. How is this done? ... It’s just a simple text file. If that's actually what you want to do have you tried this? put url "https://mysite.com/mysimplenumberfile.txt" into theNumberIWante...
by jiml
Fri Jul 17, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Would you fund a campaign for a better livecode website?
Replies: 26
Views: 1735

Re: Would you fund a campaign for a better livecode website?

To give an actual answer to OP shaunalan's question - Yes, I would. But as LiveCode has just completed a successful fundraising campaign they should wait a bit to conduct another. Re: MarkW's 'eat our own dogfood' post, I wonder if RevIgniter might be useful for that? I appreciate Mark's metrics on ...

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