Control? Object?

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Sun Jun 19 16:32:20 CEST 2016

If your goal is to teach computer science, you really should stop calling controls objects, but if your goal is to teach LiveCode, perhaps it would be easier for them to use the word object for now. 

Kind regards,

Mark Schonewille

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Op 19 jun. 2016 om 16:28 heeft Richmond <richmondmathewson at> het volgende geschreven:

> So:
> Should I stop using the word 'Object' for Buttons, Fields and so on while
> teaching children, and make sure I refer to all of those things as 'Controls'; even if only
> for the simple reason that the menus keep referring to 'Controls'?
> Richmond.
> On 19.06.2016 10:19, Richmond wrote:
>> I am currently teaching some children Livecode programming and ran into some difficulty
>> on Friday when a child asked me why the menus were full of the word "Control"
>> when I had been talking about "Objects".
>> Well?
>> How about changing every use of the word "Control" to "Object"?
>> Enhancement Request 17879
>> Richmond.
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