LCB API's

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Aug 31 18:28:44 CEST 2015


Now I'm really confused.  If I don't search for "date" or "time" and
instead go to the LCB side, and scroll down to com.livecode.date, it lists
localDate, but the example that comes up when you select it shows "local
date" as the syntax and in the example, shows "local time".  So, that's
supposed to be LCS and not LCB?  Also, if that is new LCS, isn't that going
to cause confusion with LOCAL declarations?

The other thing I notieced was that in the release notes, there is a
reference to com.livecode.timezone, which gave me hope that I could find
what I needed in there, but it does not seem to be documented in the API,
which leads me to believe that either it isn't documented, yet, or I'm not
supposed to go there.

On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Ali Lloyd <ali.lloyd at livecode.com> wrote:

> The dictionary attempts to detect whether any code snippet is livecode
> script or livecode builder - in this case it appears to be autodetecting
> incorrectly. I will have to investigate ways of fixing this.
>
> The syntax of everything is as it is displayed in the syntax field - the
> "LocalDate" you can see is just the name of the dictionary entry.
>
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 5:14 PM Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>
> wrote:
>
> > In addition, in the dictionary, "localDate" is one word, but in the
> > examples, and in the code in clock, it is not.
> >
> > On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
> >
> > wrote:
> >
> > > That's where I looked.
> > > If you look at the documentation for date, the only thing that comes up
> > is
> > > local date, but in the example, local is colorized as a modifier and
> date
> > > as a keyword, and the same occurs with time - it is shown as local
> time,
> > > but again, local is colorized as a modifier and time as a keyword, but
> > > neither time nor date are documented per se, which makes me wonder what
> > > syntax is really available, and if there are other modifiers.
> > >
> > > The example incorrectly sets the timezone as UTC0, when what it should
> be
> > > doing is determining the timezone either by comparison to UTC or some
> > other
> > > means, and then setting.  I'd like to beat the rest of the community to
> > the
> > > punch and submit the fix to Git, but I don't want to waste my time if
> the
> > > syntax is deprecated on arrival.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 11:40 AM, Peter TB Brett <
> > peter.brett at livecode.com
> > > > wrote:
> > >
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On 31/08/2015 16:38, Mike Kerner wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Does anyone know how to find the LCB API's?  I was trying to fix a
> bug
> > in
> > >>> the new clock widget over the weekend, but the various functions that
> > it
> > >>> calls are not documented anywhere that I've looked, so far.
> > >>>
> > >>
> > >> If you go into the dictionary in the IDE, there's a drop down menu at
> > the
> > >> top left.  If you select "LiveCode Builder" from the list, it'll show
> > you
> > >> all the syntax available.
> > >>
> > >> Which particular things did you run into in the clock widget that
> > weren't
> > >> documented?
> > >>
> > >>                               Peter
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On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
On the second day, God created the oceans.
On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
   and did a little diving.
And God said, "This is good."


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