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revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:04 pm
by jihem
Will revBrowserOpenCEF be available on iOS?

Re: revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 2:31 pm
by LCNeil
Hi jihem,

CEF (chromium embedded framework) is desktop only so will not be ported to mobile. More information on this here-

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chromium_E ... _Framework

If you wish to have a browser in your mobile app then you will need to implement a native browser instance (e.g.mobileControlCreate)

Kind Regards,

Neil Roger
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LiveCode Support Team ~ http://www.livecode.com
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Re: revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 6:00 pm
by jihem
Hi,
Thanks for this answer.

I build apps for Desktop and Mobile. I don't want to manage two applications for the same thing (even if they share a good part of the code). So my code contains a lot of :
- if environment() is "mobile" then...
- if envitonment() is "desktop" then...

Why not offer the same framework for mobile and desktop ? with specific methods only when needed ?
Livecode could wrap the complexity when the target is choosen.

I think this could be done as a library... May be I will put my hands into...

Kind regards,
jihem

Re: revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 9:58 am
by LCNeil
Hi jihem,

The CEF framework currently supports only Mac/Win/Linux and this is why it is not part of our mobile platforms.

I believe we will soon be looking to unify our browser options with a LiveCode 8 widget. This means that you will only need to use a single "widget" to bring web browser support to your app (for all platforms)

Kind Regards,

Neil Roger
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LiveCode Support Team ~ http://www.livecode.com
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Re: revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 2:52 pm
by FourthWorld
LCNeil wrote:The CEF framework currently supports only Mac/Win/Linux
Linux? Will this be in v7.x for Linux? If so, very exciting.

Re: revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 3:03 pm
by LCNeil
Hi Richard,

Our dev, Ian, has been hard at work integrating CEF for linux. We are hoping for a 7 cycle release but if we miss that, it will definitely be in 8.

Kind Regards,

Neil Roger
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LiveCode Support Team ~ http://www.livecode.com
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Re: revBrowserOpenCEF ?

Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 4:17 pm
by FourthWorld
LCNeil wrote:Our dev, Ian, has been hard at work integrating CEF for linux. We are hoping for a 7 cycle release but if we miss that, it will definitely be in 8.
Thanks, Neil. Given what we all hope will be a long and patient development cycle for v8, I'm praying for a v7 version of revBrowser for Linux.

Can I send Ian supercharged coffee to help that along? :)