Updates from the LiveCode open source community
- Removing a stack from memory…
- Data Grid does not work in resizeStack handler
- Browser widget implemented without access to localStorage API
- Building in 8.1.10.RC 2 for iOS - Missing Undefined symbols
- Material Design - any plans to allow more granularity in design?
- Internet library and LC9
- Web fonts
- new library messages
- Transition from DataGrid in existing app to DataGrid 2 in LC 9.0
- Android API Level 26 required as of August 2018
- More Long ID Differences
- Would Anyone Like a Ring Tone At End of Standalone Built?
- How to handle a LSAH in user entered filename on mobile?
- Splash-stack apps on Google Play
- revOpenDatabase(“sqlite”…) doesn’t work on some Linux versions with LC9
Updates in the LiveCode open source project
7 pull requests were merged since the last issue.
New LiveCode releases
- Clear display cache when presenting keyboard
- Fix crash on windows clipboard
- Plus tens of fixes in Dictionary entries, including correction of typos, broken links, malformed text etc. Thanks @Sam Norris!
Bug of the week
The reporter provided useful info, a detailed recipe as well as a helpful sample stack that allowed 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) Dictionary: Example of revQueryDatabase is incorrect
- (Easy) Dictionary: Mention that in ReplaceText function you might need to escape RegExp metacharacters, if the “replacementString” is the char itself (e.g. “.”)
- (Easy) Dictionary: Improve documentation for launch URL & specialFolderPath for Android
- (Easy) Dictionary: Mention that iPhone X does not support “portrait upside down” orientation
- (Easy) Improvement in ‘open socket’ dictionary entry
- (Easy) MouseEnter / MouseLeave infinite Loop trap - documentation enhancement
- (Easy) outputTextEncoding - parameter description format mixed up
- (Medium) Add info on manipulating field contents to the User Guide
- (Medium) Applescript “do script” missing from standalone
- (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.
- LiveCode Global: 12 Months Streamed Live Around the Globe - Running every 2nd month throughout 2018!
Save the dates:
- 19th of July 2018
- 20th of September 2018
15th of November 2018
- The next LiveCode Conference is in…