Point at which speaking is stopped? and ANN: "Text to Speech"

Jim Hurley jhurley0305 at sbcglobal.net
Tue Dec 27 12:30:18 CST 2011


Roger,

Very resourceful of you to discover, not just the typo, but the correction.

It is indeed a livecode file so:

   go url "http://www.jamesphurley.com/TextToSpeech.livecode"

Jim Hurley


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> Message: 14
> Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 12:49:24 -0500
> From: Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject: Re: Point at which speaking is stopped? and ANN: "Text to
> 	Speech"
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> 
> It is a .livecode file:
> 
> go url "http://www.jamesphurley.com/TextToSpeech.livecode"
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 12:37 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
> 
>> I get "No such card"
>> 
>> Bob
>> 
>> 
>> On Dec 26, 2011, at 3:41 PM, Jim Hurley wrote:
>> 
>>> Roger,
>>> 
>>> It is even better for proofreading.
>>> 
>>> I have put my Text to Speech up on the web. Run this in the message box.
>>> 
>>> go url "http://www.jamesphurley.com/TextToSpeech.rev"
>>> 
>>> Jim Hurley
>>> 
>> 
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> Message: 15
> Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 09:50:28 -0800
> From: Pete <pete at mollysrevenge.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject: Re: revOpenDatabase Problem
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> 
> All good stuff but none of it tells me if I've opened an sqlite database
> :-)  You may have missed the post about opening the file as a regular file
> and checking the first 16 bytes - that's the solution I used, seems to work
> just great.
> 
> On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 9:35 AM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
> 
>> After opening it, and inside a try/catch statement just use select TRUE as
>> connected and get the query as a string. If it throws an error you know
>> something is wrong.
>> 
>> One thing I like to do in database driven apps is create handlers called
>> dbopen, dbclose, dbIdle isConnected. In those handlers I put the database
>> commands inside try/catch constructs, and return false when I fail. Before
>> any query I will call isConnected, which attempts to do some arbitrary
>> thing with the database, like select TRUE as connected, which will return 1
>> if it succeeds and throw an error if it doesn't. When I am done I call
>> dbIdle which closes the connection (good practice because the server is
>> going to disconnect you anyway after a certain amount of time).
>> 
>> The Open function attempts a connection to the database with the options
>> the user entered on a setup card. If successful, I set a global I can check
>> in the future to make sure I successfully connected on startup. If the
>> global is false, then I prevent any interaction with the app, sometimes
>> quitting (if not in development).
>> 
>> By doing this I don't have to recode error handling every place I need to
>> query. isConnected, upon failing will exit to top after alerting the user
>> that something is wrong. The close handler will close all cursors and
>> database handlers, but this is not strictly necessary, as dbIdle.
>> 
>> Since using sqlYoga, this is all rather moot anyway, as this kind of
>> functionality is built into it.
>> 
>> Bob
>> 
>> 
>> On Dec 26, 2011, at 1:33 PM, Pete wrote:
>> 
>>> Using revOpenDatabase to open an sqlite database using a file that is not
>>> an sqlite database return an integer as if the database was successfully
>>> opened.  Any subsequent db accesses fail of course but I wonder why
>>> revOpenDatabase doesn't return an error?
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Pete
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> -- 
> Pete
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