LiveCode Player for 5.5

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
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.

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
KvK: 50277553

Get the extIco2Png external for LiveCode here

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:
> In this computer lab:
> 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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