Wondering about LC and HTML5

Chipp Walters chipp at chipp.com
Tue Jun 21 02:19:14 EDT 2011


Very nice! Of course your challenge will be how to add a geometry manager to
the stack-- and the resulting website! It might be interesting to have it
pop out a WordPress theme ;-)

Good stuff for sure. I look forward to hearing more about it.

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:17 AM, Andre Garzia <andre at andregarzia.com>wrote:

> Folks,
> I just can't resist, this thread is just too good.
> Here is a movie I just recorded:
> http://andregarzia.com/movies/revimpossible.mp4
> http://andregarzia.com/movies/revimpossible.webm
> As I said, the trick is to start by thinking that you are building a web
> page, not a stack. In this little demo video, I show a simple web layout
> stack with graphics, patterns, images, text and buttons. RevImpossible
> converts this stack to a valid web page. I show the page and the source
> code
> for the page. It is all very clean.
> I am not yet converting code of any type, right now my focus is to convert
> the layout. After the layout is right, I have a plan about doing the coding
> part but don't expect to script a desktop stack and magically have it on
> the
> server, that is not how it will work. My idea is that the stack script will
> become a RevServer page. Some controls will RPC back to the server. Right
> now I will not attempt conversions into JS.
> RevImpossible is just a way to code a whole website from inside LiveCode
> IDE, it is not a desktop to web converter. It will make each card into its
> own page. It will output stack script and card script as server side
> components. It will remove the compile cycle since RevImpossible is powered
> by RevOnRockets so it works from inside the IDE itself while you are
> coding,
> you tweek your layout and code and refresh the browser, just that. When
> happy, you export the whole thing and upload it.
> RevImpossible does not attempt to be a way to build full web portals or
> make
> the new google, it is a quick way to prototype sites and to create small
> medium websites.
> and no, it is not ready, I named it RevImpossible for a reason, but it is
> going places...
> I will shortly begin fundraising campaings for this project and others.
> This
> will be a commercial project but those that contribute during the
> fundraising for development period will receive big discounts and even full
> licenses once it is released. More details to come during the next days...
> (I am using RevImpossible to create the RevImpossible page...)
> :-D
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Chipp Walters
CEO, Shafer Walters Group, Inc.

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