revServer Documentation

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Thu Nov 11 14:35:00 EST 2010

On Nov 11, 2010, at 12:11 PM, Andrew Kluthe wrote:

> Hey all,
> I am getting my hands wet for the first time playing with revServer through
> my on-rev account. I couldn't find much information on its features and what
> is and isn't available to revServer on the samples site. This seems to be
> the only documentation I could find. 
> Is there a dictionary or a user guide or a different mailing list for
> revServer that I can refer to? Also, are there any good third party hubs for
> revServer articles or samples?

Hi Andrew,

I think you'll enjoy learning irev scripting. It opens up a new world of possibilities.

You should have gotten a link to a document from runrev when you signed up for your on-rev account, which lists the salient differences between LiveCode development and irev scripting. That's a good reference but doesn't give many concrete examples. Here are a couple of places to start:

Sarah Reichelt's on-rev links at She has lots of really good, well-documented examples, along with links to other sites.

In my class last winter I taught a module on server-side scripting with Rev. You're welcome to peruse the notes and see if they are helpful. Just go to and click on Introduction to Programming Revolution. Then scroll down to the section called Server-side Scripting with revTalk.



Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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