English language learners and LiveCode

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 23:10:25 CDT 2012


On 06/12/2012 05:24 AM, Alejandro Tejada wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Surely we have discussed this topic before, but the HyperCard
> thread brings me memories from 1987, when I started dabbling
> with Macs. Back then, I provided translations from manuals for
> my group of coworkers who were learning to use the Mac.
>
> Just last week, I was showing to a school friend (who works as
> an English Teacher) some stacks created in LiveCode and he
> told me that he wished to be able to create similar stacks
> for his classes, but he quickly dismissed the idea, arging that
> the time involved to learn it would be too much for him.
>
> Then, I proceed to show him the scripts that drive the stacks
> and he was really surprised to learn that he could actually read
> and understand a computer language. Obviously, he have never
> heard before about HyperCard or LiveCode so I left him the stack
> "MetaTalk Programmer" to run with Ken Ray's StackRunner.
> http://www.canelasoftware.com/mc/metacard24/mtp.mc
>
> How difficult would be for LiveCode to sell a specially simplified
> student version of this program in English Teaching Academies
> around the world?

It wouldn't be difficult at all. But RunRev have demonstrated their 
attitude towards this
quite adequately already.

>
> I am sure that exposing english learners to this platform would
> be really beneficial for them and LiveCode.
>
> Al
>
>
>
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