Updates from the LiveCode open source community
News & blog posts
- This month only: Get a Hacktoberfest t-shirt by contributing to LiveCode: Submit 5 pull requests and get a free Hacktoberfest T-shirt!
- Move the Mouse
- Nested Datagrid Hack Broke App Building
- Where does LiveCode/Windows store specialFolderPath(“Resources”) data?
- ANN: Navigator 6.5 alpha 2 is out
- Leveraging LCB’s Foreign Function Interface in Levure
- Writing a UTF8 text file to server.
- Will it ever be possible place controls over browser widget?
- Exiting a repeat loop
- Breakpoints Failing / Crashes
- “send” vs “dispatch”
- Most Efficient Way To “Blink”
- Sandbox - a Levure Helper for working with files in the macOS sandbox
- Community widgets Thanks a lot @Hermann!
- Detecting popup keyboard on Windows 10
Updates in the LiveCode open source project
8 pull requests were merged since the last issue.
- Make button “show grid” toggle state
- Ensure result mode is not clobbered by debugger messages
- Added support for building with Xcode10 / iOS 12 SDK
Bug of the week
The reporter provided a detailed recipe as well as a helpful simple 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) Docs: Command line installation needs “-ui” instead of “noui” since LC 9 DP-5
- (Easy) Dictionary: Unlock Screen documentation has typos/errors and needs to reference “lock screen for visual effect”
- (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
- (Medium) Relayer control crashes livecode
- (Hard) Create a LiveCode Community build for Raspberry Pi
- (Hard) Case insensitive matchText returns incorrect result
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.
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Save the dates:
15th of November 2018