HTML 5 out of isolation...
rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
Mon May 16 09:43:10 EDT 2016
Once HTML 5 has access to web service APIs, "I can rule the world"(hands
wringing). Oh wait that was a 1931 movie.
I for one was very disappointed when I realized that local file access would
not be possible until I thought about it for a couple of milliseconds. One
could deliver a crypto locker style attack with very little effort.
Thanks for the update... waiting with baited breath.
Evergreen Information Services
rdimola at evergreeninfo.net
From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf
Of Kevin Miller
Sent: Monday, May 16, 2016 7:29 AM
To: How to use LiveCode
Subject: Re: HTML 5 out of isolation...
Yes - that's what Peter means by a REST API (one way to do it anyway).
Kevin Miller ~ kevin at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
LiveCode: Everyone can create apps
On 16/05/2016, 12:24, "use-livecode on behalf of John Dixon"
<use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of dixonja at hotmail.co.uk>
>Peter Brett wrote...
> It's unlikely that you'll be able to connect an LiveCode HTML5 app to
>a MySQL server in the foreseeable future
>Will it though be possible to send to an .lc script and then have the
>.lc script send the query to the database, returning the data to the
>stack running in the browser ?
>> Subject: Re: HTML 5 out of isolation...
>> To: use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>> From: peter.brett at livecode.com
>> Date: Mon, 16 May 2016 12:07:15 +0100
>> On 16/05/2016 11:53, John Dixon wrote:
>> > It was in the latest webinar, I think.. it was mentioned that
>> > database connectivity will be coming to HTML5, but rather than
>> > guess... Is it possible to know when this will actually arrive..
>> > It would be nice to know in which quarter of the year, if its
>> > introduction can't be nailed doen to a particular month ...:-)
>> Database connectivity in the way that "normal" LiveCode apps have
>>can't open raw sockets. It's unlikely that you'll be able to connect
>>an LiveCode HTML5 app to a MySQL server in the foreseeable future,
>> In the future, the plan involves improving the networking and URL
>> operations available in HTML5 standalones to allow you to use REST
>> APIs to persist data (e.g. using FireBase). However, there's no
>> current schedule for doing this work, so I'm not able to answer your
>> Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com> LiveCode Open Source Team
>> LiveCode 2016 Conference: https://livecode.com/edinburgh-2016/
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