MultiThreading Question

Björnke von Gierke bvg at mac.com
Wed Oct 5 12:49:35 CDT 2011


you can call a second livecode app via the terminal (for example). no need to use a different language if all you want to use a second process. You can also call that process several time, once for each query, and therefore get closer to multiprocessing (tho this is not very efficient, and not suggested for thousands of parallel tasks).

Furthermore, nothing prohibits querying several website one after another, waiting for each to finish. Unless they're more then 20 or so, that won't be a problem.


On 5 Oct 2011, at 19:31, Warren Kuhl wrote:

> I understand that LiveCode doesn't have the capability for true
> multi-threading.  What I require is to post to multiple forms
> (multiple websites) and capture the results of each post.  I assume
> this is not possible with LiveCode?
> 
> If not I was thinking of handling this with a different process.  I
> would keep the front end LiveCode and have a backend process take care
> of the submitting...and then update my database with the result.
> Anyone have any recommendations (ie. vb.net)?  Just want to look for
> something that integrates in LiveCode the best.
> 
> Or am I missing something with LiveCode that would take care of this?
> 
> Thanks for any help!
> Warren
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