LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

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LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

Post by lrieber » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:53 pm

Hi all,

I've been waiting patiently for the end of the beta development phase of having the option to export LiveCode projects to HTML5. I have several standalone apps that really need to be web apps, but they have to have the ability to communicate with MySQL databases (as my stand-alone apps currently do). I also contributed to the HTML5 funding request by the LiveCode folks a couple of years ago. I have a lifetime LiveCode Indy license. So, I have some skin in the game.

I was just checking out the LiveCode store and noticed a product called LiveCode Web Apps with the following features:
  • Interact with the web page
    Communicate with web services
    Bi-directional JavaScript communication
    Networking
    Fast graphics
    Lightweight
    Supports widgets
    One Click Test Button
    Native Layer Support
So, what is the difference between this product and the LiveCode Indy license? I noticed the pricing is the same for each.

And, I assume sending/receiving data from a mySQL database is included in the category of "Communicate with web services." So, I am very curious about the difference.

Thanks!

Lloyd Rieber

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Re: LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

Post by Klaus » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:49 pm

Hi Lloyd,

I would say they only renamed the "Export to HTML5" license to "Web apps".
The marketing departement of LC has always been ahead of the dev team! :-D


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Re: LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

Post by lrieber » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:39 pm

Thanks, Klaus. Yes, I'm inclined to agree.

I need to edit my original question because I was browsing my Indy license and see that the export to HTML5 is not included. However, I'm given the option to purchase "HTML5 Deployment Entitlement," though I couldn't quickly find the price.

Given that the list prices of the Indy license and the Web Apps license are both $499, I'm now wondering what the web app license excludes?

I know the Community Edition allows for HTML5 deployment, but I just can't seem to find any solid information on whether it is possible to connect a LiveCode project exported to HTML5 to a mySQL database.

I had asked this question "way back" in 2016:
https://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.p ... QL#p141246

So, if anyone can point me to the latest on this, I would appreciate it.

Thanks - Lloyd

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Re: LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

Post by sphere » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:24 pm

I'm curious too:
the link in this sententence does not workon the page you've mentioned:
Learn more about using LiveCode HTML5 in the extensive documentation, here.

When i click on DOCS in the top menu bar i go to a Welcome to Livecode page and no docs.

found this: https://livecode.com/docs/9-0-4/deploy ... ployment/
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Re: LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

Post by FourthWorld » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:36 pm

sphere wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:24 pm
When i click on DOCS in the top menu bar i go to a Welcome to Livecode page and no docs.
I believe the bug DB includes a section flag for issues with the web site. I've found 404s get handled very quickly
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Re: LiveCode Web Apps License vs. LiveCode Indy License

Post by sphere » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:19 pm

ok thanks Richard, will check again and file a bug for it if needed.
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