Multiple Mobile Shutdown Messages?

Scott Rossi scott at tactilemedia.com
Tue Feb 2 23:25:26 CET 2016


Thanks for the suggestions.  The pList option could work, but what message
is sent when launching the stack from the backgrounded state?  Resume?

Thanks & Regards,

Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design




On 2/2/16, 1:19 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Mike Kerner"
<use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:

>I haven't played with this, but thinking aloud:
>1) Set the plist so the app doesn't exit on suspend
>2) Therefore, you won't get an exit message unless the app is quit.  Set a
>flag
>3) on preOpenStack check for the flag.
>
>On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com>
>wrote:
>
>> Hi All:
>>
>> I'm wondering if there are different messages sent on mobile (iOS) when
>>an
>> app is backgrounded versus when the app is swipe-dismissed (removed from
>> the list of backgrounded apps).
>>
>> I'm trying to set up a sort of "reset" behavior in an app that allows
>> starting from screen 1 instead of starting from the last saved point.
>>I'm
>> saving user settings normally in a on shutDown handler, but I can't
>>figure
>> out it there's some way to detect when the app has been "fully closed"
>> (removed), so when the user relaunches the app it knows to start fresh
>> from screen 1.
>>
>> The only thing that comes to mind is a time stamp and setting an
>>arbitrary
>> session time threshold, like 10 minutes: if the user relaunches within
>>the
>> time limit they go back to where they left off, but if relaunching
>>outside
>> the time limit, they start over.  Obviously this isn't ideal as it
>>forces
>> a 10 minute wait to really start over.  Is there another message besides
>> shutDown that I'm missing?
>>
>> I'd prefer not to use a reset button as this is never done on iOS --
>>when
>> apps are removed from the backgrounded apps list, they usually "know" to
>> start over.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>>
>> Scott Rossi
>> Creative Director
>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>>
>>
>>
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