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mergAndroid released!

Post by monte » Mon Sep 02, 2013 4:57 am

Hi LiveCoders

The long awaited day has come. With the release of LiveCode 6.1.1 RC 4 Android externals are finally a reality. Today I'm releasing my first experiments with this new method of extending LiveCode. While the SDK is still being finalised I have decided to release a single external packed with a smorgasbord of features that will eventually be moved into more appropriately named externals (some providing feature parity with the the current range of iOS externals).

The features so far are presentation of a toast, external storage monitoring and paths, video recording, video picking, barcode scanning and document preview. Barcode scanning relies on the presence of the Barcode Scanner or Barcode Scanner + app. Document preview will use the appropriate app for the document type.

mergAndroid is available exclusively to mergExt Complete (http://mergext.com/buy-mergext) users and won't be sold separately until the SDK settles and the features are moved into more appropriately named individual externals.

Cheers

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Re: mergAndroid released!

Post by seaniepie » Mon Sep 02, 2013 7:22 pm

Are there any user guides for Android Externals yet from RunRev. How do we little people get to start building externals for Android?

But well done Monte and thank you.

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Re: mergAndroid released!

Post by monte » Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:41 pm

You would probably be best to read the android externals thread on the engine forum if you are interested to implement an external at this stage. It's not really documented and uses changes to the lcidl compiler that I've been working on with Mark Waddingham. You will need to checkout https://github.com/montegoulding/liveco ... ternals_v5 to get my latest changes then compile the lcidl compiler and use revtestexternal as a basis of your external.
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Re: mergAndroid released!

Post by UKMC » Sat Feb 25, 2017 7:09 am

Hi Monte,
I just found this post from 2013.
Where is mergAndroid available ? The link points to a page which says that it's now a livecode product.
I'm looking very urgently for two functions, Maps like mergMK and QR-Codes as mergZXing
I would be very glad to hear from you.

Best regards


Ulrich

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