[ANN] Release 8.0.0

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at livecode.com
Wed May 4 10:12:19 EDT 2016

Dear list members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.0.0, the first 
stable release of LiveCode 8.

Read more about LiveCode 8 here:

Getting the Release
You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or 
via the automatic updater.

Release Contents
LiveCode 8 has a host of exciting new features.

Simplify design with widgets
The LiveCode engine now supports custom controls called "widgets", and 
LiveCode now includes several widgets that simplify creating mobile apps.

Extend LiveCode with LiveCode Builder
Enhance LiveCode with your own new controls and libraries without any C 
or C++ knowledge by using the new LiveCode Builder programming language.

Deploy to the browser with HTML5
LiveCode standalones now run in a web browser, using a LiveCode engine 
that runs as JavaScript.

The full release notes are available from:

LiveCode 8.0.0 contains an additional 27 bug fixes since the LiveCode 
8.0.0 RC 1 release.

Known issues
* HTML5 standalones do not currently work when they contain extensions 
with dependencies

* 64-bit standalones for Mac OS X do not have support for audio 
recording or the revVideoGrabber external


Please report any bugs encountered on our Bugzilla at 

We have a forum available for discussing LiveCode Builder at

Have fun!

The LiveCode Team

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