Another way of approaching LC8?

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Thu Jun 9 16:33:29 CEST 2016


Graham Samuel wrote:

 > Having been burnt by the BMI Calculator example, what would listers
 > suggest as the shortest way to get familiar with LC8 without reading
 > an enormous amount of text? I would count myself as a pretty
 > experienced LiveCode programmer, so that’s where I’m starting from.
 >
 > Maybe I should just take an existing program, open it and see what
 > happens?

Yes.


 > But then widgets would remain a closed book, which isn’t the
 > intention.

Use them now, write them later.


 > I had a quick look at the HTML 5 side of things and at the
 > dictionary, and both scared me. I don’t feel I’m in Kansas any more.

Skip it for now and get back to it when you need it.


 > How did you guys do it?

I learn what I need when I need it.

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  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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