Threading or similar in LiveCode

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Fri Jul 20 18:31:18 EDT 2012


That's similar to what I did  with "taskRunner"

  - a (could be headless) server which would accept commands, including
        -  load stack
        - dispatch command to stack
     and would return the results of those commands
  - a client library to find and send commands to any such servers 
available.

I got it working (enough for my needs), but haven't yet made it into an 
easy-to-use tool for everyone. Use it almost every day - both for long 
running, boring tasks on my space PC and to use the multi-cores in my 
macbook for cpu intensive tasks.

Write up and code can be found at    http://www.tweedly.org/taskRunner.lc

-- Alex.

On 20/07/2012 19:11, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 8:49 AM, Bob Sneidar<bobs at twft.com>  wrote:
>> What I came up with is a standalone that accepted Applescript commands. I could show,
>> hide, launch, quit, relocate the "window" and set the message, all through Applescript.
> I've been toying with the idea of some kind of "headless" standalone
> to run on  a server, that would watch a directory for instructions,
> and then perform the generation of my outupt forms.    I haven't gone
> far into it, though.
>
>





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