LiveCode Externals etc (was Re: Rust externals [was: Being a developer after 40])
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Wed May 4 00:24:56 CEST 2016
Ben Rubinstein wrote:
> ...is there anyway an explanation of the differences and
> relationships between:
> - widgets
Custom controls written in LiveCode Builder with advanced
rendering and packaging.
> - libraries
Can be written in either LiveCode Script or LiveCode Builder.
Note that Builder now has some access to OS APIs, so if your
library needs that you'll write it in LC Builder.
> - externals
Written in C or other low-level language that can compile to
machine code with the Externals SDK
> - plugins
Any stack present in the Plugins folder so it can be opened
from the IDE's Development -> Plugins menu, usually custom
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