LiveCode Player for 5.5

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Wed Mar 28 17:10:00 EDT 2012


Hi Alejandro,

I've been in computer labs where computers wouldn't have an (accessible) CD-rom drive or USB port. Computers in offices may not allow limited users to start an exe that's not installed in the programmes folder on the network.

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Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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Get the extIco2Png external for LiveCode here http://qery.us/1w6

On 28 mrt 2012, at 22:55, Alejandro Tejada wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I have read the messages in this thread and please, correct me
> if I understand wrong:
> 
> 1) Too many students and teachers are too "inexperienced" (not dumb)
> to use the available computer educational tools in their institution.
> 
> 2) Most of the digital educational applications aim to teach using only
> the lower (or lowest) skills available to all participants.
> 
> Surely, I am interpreting all this information in the wrong way because
> my conclusion is that education (as described here) is effectively dumbing
> down
> all the participants (teachers and students alike).
> 
> How many of you are aware that you could run Livecode (including all
> externals and Quicktime) from a Portable device as a USB pendrive
> or Secure Digital Card or even from media as a Rewritable CD or DVD?
> 
> No plugin or installation. Just click and run:
> 
> http://runtime-revolution.278305.n4.nabble.com/Running-LiveCode-and-Quicktime-as-virtual-applications-td4411011.html#a4430008
> 
> In this computer lab:
> http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2733273854751.2150939.1344437396&type=3
> the IT manager used Metacard Free Starter Kit to create exams
> that students run from a CD. He opened the exam (a stack), take out
> the CD and repeat the procedure in each machine. In this way, the exams
> only runs in RAM and the students could not copy or save to the
> computer. It works fine for him for many years...
> 
> Al





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