An iPhone app as a remote control for an iPad app. Is it possible?
todd at geistinteractive.com
Mon Jan 30 08:35:46 CST 2012
Quick question. Were you able to create an HTML server that work on iOS?
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 5:58 AM, Ken Corey <ken at kencorey.com> wrote:
> Hi Paolo,
> First off, I'd like to say that with the external support, anything is
> possible...the question is how hard you're willing to work to get there.
> I can say that the socket code "rreSocket" works just fine for me here,
> both on the simulator and on the device.
> Now, as to "does it work properly?" It allows you to open a socket to an
> external host, and to send data back and forth to that host, and those
> functions seem to work fine.
> However, there's no protocol support with it. I wanted to send and
> receive http, so I had to write a small http library to do the work I
> needed. No big deal.
> It all depends on your level of expertise. If you're working against an
> already-defined protocol (like I was with http), it's a doddle. If the spec
> is unclear, or you're uncomfortable with low level communications, I'd
> think twice.
> With a socket-based infrastructure, you need to think of:
> 1) a way for the devices to find each other (can rreSocket do a TCP/IP
> broadcast? I don't know.)
> 2) dealing with proxies
> Perhaps you'd be better off writing an external that let you talk to the
> bluetooth functionality from within LiveCode.
> Without more information from you as to what your goal is we can't help
> On 30/01/2012 13:45, paolo mazza wrote:
>> thank you for your message. Have you already tried this external?
>> Does it work properly?
>> Can LC people use it or we are supposed to know a lower level language
>> to use it in our applications?
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