Is there some documentation on externals

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Is there some documentation on externals

Post by charms » Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:41 am

Hi,

I can'f find any documentation on how to write externals. Is there an example for a "Hello World" external? I just need something simple but complete to get started.

Other option: Using AngularJS with ngCordova :) But I really would like to stay away from it.

Kind regards,
Chris

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Re: Is there some documentation on externals

Post by Simon » Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:58 am

Here you go;
phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=15654&p=79135#p79135

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Re: Is there some documentation on externals

Post by charms » Thu Jul 02, 2015 8:29 pm

Hi Simon,

Thanks, I've switched back to Runrev 2.7 and installed Visual C++ 2005 after contacting Bill Gates and asking him if he still has a version in his cellar. Then I copied the XCode 2.4 from my Macintosh SE directly borrowed back from the Museum :)

After that I could build.

Thanks for your hint.

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Re: Is there some documentation on externals

Post by Simon » Thu Jul 02, 2015 8:45 pm

Ahhh... I see
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Re: Is there some documentation on externals

Post by charms » Sat Jul 04, 2015 8:48 am

The doc is too old. I've tried to build the examples from the R14 SDK but all failed to build with XCode. After a lot of searching around and testing I've found one from Monte Goulding that I was able to build. So I'll go from there.

But thanks for the links. I guess that's the only documentation out there.

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Re: Is there some documentation on externals

Post by charms » Sun Jul 19, 2015 10:34 pm

Hmmmm.... not possible to build with current XCode. An older version seems to be required. Seems also like the externals can't be built with 64bit Support. Somehow it doesn't seem possible to build externals with LC 7. Trying with LC6. So far no luck.

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