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by Brother Bill
Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Complete Lessons pdf - Exercise 1 - Page 18 suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

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

The Complete Lessons book has a strange order.
Consider putting "Hello World" much closer to the front of the book, after initial orientation.
by Brother Bill
Sun Jul 26, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Complete Lessons pdf - Exercise 1 - Page 18 suggestions
Replies: 2
Views: 1005

Complete Lessons pdf - Exercise 1 - Page 18 suggestions

The book "Complete Lessons" for Exercise 1 on page 18 leaves out a lot of steps for the the newbee LiveCode developer. After I get stuck trying to get Example 1 to work, I did a bit of research, and came up with the following steps that do work, and also included a 9 minute handy video that exercise...
by Brother Bill
Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode
Replies: 152
Views: 21452

Re: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode

I will digest this, and respond with some sample apps that demonstrate this. I intend to make a free video tutorial with word document file, with LiveCode projects to aid current developers to transition to LiveCode. When done, will request reviews of it, so it can be made better. It appears that Li...
by Brother Bill
Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode
Replies: 152
Views: 21452

Re: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode

I see that bobSmith is represented by an array. set the bobSmith of this card to "Bob,Smith,2000-01-01,2020-01-04,80000,Marketing,Belinda Heffenrucker" get the bobSmith of this card put 60000 into item 5 of it set the bobSmith of this cd to it My training says that writing code such as this is scary...
by Brother Bill
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Language documentation
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Language documentation

What is link to language documentation, that explains the LiveCode language in detail?
This would include variable types, control structures, data structures, custom control types etc.
by Brother Bill
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode
Replies: 152
Views: 21452

Re: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode

Does LiveCode have similar support to inheritance? I'm trying to grok how the basic objects work. In other languages, you have scalars such as numbers, bool, string, date, and structures such as arrays and hashmaps, each structure can be deeply nested. I see the array of items. Can item be anything,...
by Brother Bill
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Equivalent of classes in LiveCode
Replies: 152
Views: 21452

Equivalent of classes in LiveCode

In other development languages, such as JavaScript or C#, there exist classes, such as Employee, where an Employee is a Person (First name, last name, birthday) and an Employee (hire date, salary, position title, boss, subordinates?). And a boss could have an array of Employee's who report to her. I...
by Brother Bill
Sun Jul 12, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: Inspector bug - on mouseUp not showing
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Inspector bug - on mouseUp not showing

To reproduce: 1. Start with a script that has on mouseUp handler Notice that available handlers doesn't include on mouseUp 2. Remove on MouseUp handler Notice that available handlers doesn't include on mouseUp. Bug: Would expect that available handlers to include mouseUp 3. Close script, and save 4....
by Brother Bill
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Getting Started with LiveCode - Experienced Developers
Topic: How to build Launcher
Replies: 4
Views: 862

How to build Launcher

Going through LessonsBook, page 86. It says "Now build the Launcher stack into a standalone". This will create Windows .exe file. What are step by step instructions for accomplishing this task? I am experienced developer, but not with LiveCode. Thank you. The keys are Main Menu | File | Standalone A...

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