Updates from the LiveCode open source community
News & blog posts
- Get a Hacktoberfest t-shirt by contributing to LiveCode: Last year, we received more than 100 pull requests from Community members during Hacktoberfest!
- A modest proposal for a new property
- Update to Dash “docset” creator stack
- Arrow keys in SE
- Native Fingerprint check for Android
- macOS 10.13 and xCode 9 compatibility?
- find name of handler that triggered current handler
- MacOS 10.13 crashes LC after color dialog
- AcceleratedRendering States When Opening and Closing Stacks
- Dismiss Keyboard on Mobile
Updates in the LiveCode open source project
24 pull requests were merged since the last issue.
New LiveCode releases
- Fix crash on High Sierra when closing color dialog
- Fix internal extract for 64-bit Mach-O files
- Added support for building with Xcode 9 using the iOS 11 SDK
- Implement ‘the mouse’ in HTML5
- Search synonyms without duplicate dictionary entries
- Scriptify datagrid behaviors
- Fixed bug causing incorrect formattedWidth to be returned
- Generate ICU data as binary file instead of static lib
Bug of the week
The reporter attached a simple and helpful sample stack, and provided useful info and a detailed recipe that helped us to test and confirm the problem quickly.
Want to get involved in the LiveCode open source project but don’t know where to start? Try one of these:
- (Easy) Improvement in ‘open socket’ dictionary entry
- (Easy) outputTextEncoding - parameter description format mixed up
- (Easy) Info missing from mobileGetContactData entry
- (Medium) Add info on manipulating field contents to the User Guide
- (Medium) LC8 Dictionary Copy using cmd+C only works after Run Tool selected
- (Medium) Make guide outlines in the Dictionary expand/collapse with repeated clicks
- (Medium) Dictionary: The LiveCode Script Guide cannot be searched
- (Hard) Create a LiveCode Community build for Raspberry Pi
Contributors this week
Other LiveCode News
This section brings you other interesting news from across the LiveCode universe over the last week. This section may include non OSS projects.
- Autocomplete toggle?
- IPA Build Tool for iOS
- Beacons and Bluetooth
- Remote debugging - expected behavior
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