RELEASE LiveCode 7.0

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Thu Oct 23 17:35:30 EDT 2014

Brilliant! And right before my 5 year unlimited deal is up! Thanks RunRev! I might just buy another year of commercial license for the hell of it!

Bob S

> On Oct 23, 2014, at 12:36 , Benjamin Beaumont <ben at> wrote:
> Dear list members,
> We're pleased to announce release of LiveCode 7.0. This is a stable release.
> WARNING: LiveCode 7.0 contains breaking changes particularly when reading
> and writing data out of LiveCode or working with the char chunk type.
> Details can be found in the release notes which are linked below. LiveCode
> 6.7, which was also released today, provides a fully backward compatible
> new edition of LiveCode for all those users who need time to migrate their
> stacks to 7.0. Most people will be unaffected but please check the release
> notes and ask your questions on the list if you are unsure, we are very
> happy to help. LiveCode 7.0 has been available for most of 2014 so I expect
> most of you are well aware of the changes and likely already updated stacks
> where necessary.
> *Release contents*
> LiveCode 7.0 is a massive release for us as custodians of LiveCode and for
> us as a community. We've been working on it for almost 2 years and it sees
> us modernise the core of the engine and pave the was for LiveCode 8. We've
> introduced lots of new features, most notably, transparent unicode support
> which is a huge step forward for the technology. For more information of
> the changes in the release you can visit our website at:
> Our release notes contain full details of all the changes made during this
> cycle as well as details of all the bugs that were fixed. The can be found
> here:
> *Yosemite*
> During the release candidate phase we added support for Yosemite and will
> be working on adding wider ranging support for that platform in the coming
> week. Apple have tweaked how some of their pickers work which we'd like
> make available to your applications. We plan to do this in the form of
> 6.7.1 and 7.0.1 releases in the coming two weeks.
> Thanks once again to you as a community. Your support in testing and bug
> reporting does not go unnoticed!
> Warm regards,
> The LiveCode Team
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