[OT-ish] WWDC things of interest

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Wed Jun 15 16:16:38 EDT 2016


Apple says every ios connection must be encrypted by YE 2016
http://www.zdnet.com/article/wwdc-2016-apple-ramps-up-privacy-now-all-ios-apps-must-encrypt-web-connections-by-year-end/?ftag=TRE17cfd61&bhid=21150576046427068198636522512581

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 2:17 PM, Lagi Pittas <iphonelagi at gmail.com> wrote:

> I second that emotion - (or is it third)
>
> I've been harping  on about this for over a year now  - LiveCodeTowers
> should be putting libraries and courses in the Indy and Business licence
> that is useful to the Foxpro, Clipper,Delphi,Dbase,Paradox ,VB6, Omnis and
> dare I say it Filemaker people.
>
> Without wishing to flog a dead horse - you are trying to attract people to
> write apps for IOS but they can't actually do that without an expensive
> licence - oh its free but you can't write Apps for IOS or the Apple store.
> Compare with "Here's a free car,  the windows work the horn works -
> everything works all you need is an engine."
>
> I would be mighty pissed to find out after I had spent hours learning to
> "write Apps" I couldn't deploy my "Crappy Bird" clone that isn't gonna make
> me any money anyway.
>
> A developer who has clientele  for Business critical applications that
> earns thousands will see the value. If you want everyone to learn to
> program (whatever that means) they can do it with the free one  and then
> they decide thats it's too expensive afterwards - you have still lost a
> sale. I have 2 enterprise versions of B4A and B4I just incase there is
> something I can't do in LIvecode - hasn't happened yet and I think when V8
> is a little more progressed it probably won't but always have a plan B.
>
> Now if you had 2 paid for options for IOS and Android - Separate versions )
> at a commensurate price to Apples Developer Tax you would get the numbers
> who would then have a chance of gravitating to the "Full Fat" version of
> livecode.
>
>
> Sorry I'm talking to myself again.
>
> <RANT OFF>
>
> Lagi
>
>
> On 15 June 2016 at 16:41, tbodine <bodine at bodinetraininggames.com> wrote:
>
> > Richard Gaskin wrote
> > > Even if we develop on Mac or Linux, the majority of most of our income
> > > comes from Windows users, and our income is what enables LC's income.
> > >
> > > The Mac audience may be two to three times larger than Linux, but both
> > > are niches compared to the 86% using Windows.
> >
> > Richard makes a very important point here. I agree and wish to echo it.
> >
> > -- Tom Bodine
> >
> >
> >
> > --
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