lcGoogleDrive, Livecode for FM, etc.

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Sat Nov 19 23:15:58 CET 2016


I have no use at all for FM, but a lcGoogleDrive would be just wonderful.

~Roger


On Sat, Nov 19, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Monte Goulding <monte at appisle.net> wrote:

>
> > On 20 Nov. 2016, at 1:13 am, Alex Tweedly <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:
> >
> > Wow ! Terrific. Like I said, I would have been happy to pay for extra
> compnents, so to hear that they will be included, and in the Community
> version, is better than I would have hoped for
>
> I should clarify that at the moment there hasn’t been any discussion of
> making the LiveCode for FM pre-canned custom components generally available
> to the rest of the community although the PDF selection dialog is the new
> XPDF demo stack. While I only see benefits in doing so I’m not the one that
> makes these decisions ;-) It will probably also take us a while to figure
> out a good plan for providing examples in the IDE that magically turn into
> custom components when we build LiveCode for FM. There’s also some
> decisions to be made about which edition things go into.
>
> They are intended to be both examples and by the end of the beta period
> (if not yet already) solid features to add to a FileMaker solution. The
> idea being that there will likely be a percentage of people buying LiveCode
> for FM that just want to use the default set of components.
>
> As examples they are just as good for regular LiveCode as they are for
> LiveCode for FM. The main difference with FileMaker being the way data is
> passed back and forth. Obviously if we can get the wider community adding
> extra APIs  to the google drive library (it currently only has upload file
> and export as PDF along with the file/folder picker) or wrapping new web
> services leveraging the oauth2 library then that’s a win for everyone.
>
> Cheers
>
> Monte
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