MultiThreading Question

Warren Kuhl warrenkuhl at gmail.com
Wed Oct 5 19:37:31 EDT 2011


Ben/Kee,

Thanks...everyone has been very helpful.  I will attempt to use
LiveCode to post the threads 'simultaneously'.  This really is a
relief as I didn't want to get away from LiveCode which is so easy to
program with vs other languages.

Warren

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 5:44 PM, Ben Rubinstein <benr_mc at cogapp.com> wrote:
> On 05/10/2011 22:19, Kee Nethery wrote:
>>
>> On Oct 5, 2011, at 10:31 AM, 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?
>>
>> I think you want the "load" command.
>
> As Kee hints, perhaps a little obscurely: although LiveCode doesn't have the
> capability for true multithreading in general, network operations don't
> necessarily block (in fact even when using the supposedly blocking forms I
> find that it sometimes behaves in undesirably multithreaded ways).
>
> So in this particular instance you should indeed be able to perform multiple
> HTTP post operations and process them 'simultaneously'; but you may have to
> exercise some care to manage and separate the 'threads'.
>
> Ben
>
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