LC Server Call Javascript Function?

Peter W A Wood peterwawood at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 11:36:31 CET 2016


Scott

> On 29 Jan 2016, at 18:30, Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:
> 
> Can a LiveCode server script call a Javascript function?
> 
> I want to write some text into a div in an LC server web page without
> refreshing the entire page.  AFAICT, generating any text from a LiveCode
> server script will replace the contents of page, but cannot target a a
> specific DOM element on the page.  Since Javascript can do this, is there
> any way to trigger a Javascript function from an LC server script?

It is easy enough to do, if the JavaScript calls the LC Server Script. I believe that pushing content from the server to the browser can be achieved using the HTML5 WebSocket API (which will be a lot more complicated).

Regards

Peter


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