mergJSON, externals and Livecode Server

Thierry Douez th.douez at
Tue Aug 4 11:43:35 CEST 2015

2015-08-04 10:57 GMT+02:00
David Bovill <david at>:

Hi David,

You might find this tool (binary available) interesting:

Otherwise, for linux, externals have to be built speciffically for the platform



> Hi - I'm looking to switch from parsing JSON with scripts to Monte's
> external (which i've been using on mobile / desktop for a while and works
> great) - but I can't get it working (I"m on Ubuntu 14.04 with DigitalOcean)
> and Livecode server version 7.06 rc3).
> It's either because the external does not work on the distro I have (from
> memory it's a 64 bit server install), or more likely I'm doing something
> stupid like not registering the external properly.
> Any pointers as to how to register externals for a server / how to check
> they are installed - I'm getting an empty response from:
>    - the externalpackages of stack "home"
> which is probably the wrong thing to do on a server anyway :)
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