mark at livecode.com
Thu Nov 24 20:40:25 CET 2016
Once we have JS which 'does a similar thing' to answer file (or any other OS related piece of syntax) - hooking it up to that command is relatively straightforward.
It is important to remember that browsers give no direct access to OS APIs, they are sandboxed and attempt to mitigate security issues as much as they can.
The only system type functionality you get is that exposed by supported JS APIs a given browser has.
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> On 24 Nov 2016, at 18:41, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com> wrote:
> File picker should not have to be built in another language, in my
> opinion. Ask or Answer file SHOULD just work. Again, my opinion. This is
> LiveCode after all.
>> On Nov 24, 2016 10:49 AM, "Todd Fabacher" <tfabacher at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello LiveCode community,
>> At Digital Pomegranate we are very excited about the update to LiveCode
>> HTML5. We already have several projects that we plan on using the platform
>> are thinking of creating a LiveCode.js. This will be both a LC substack
>> Our thinking is it would have 5+ core functionalities that woul dbe shared
>> by most HTML5 apps. I think this would be a great community project and
>> on LiceCode.
>> tsNet has given LiveCode async server communications, the good news is
>> simple wrapper of the XMLHttpRequest functionality in LiveCode.js, so it
>> seems seamless in Livecode.
>> to LiveCode? It would be great if we could do sockets in JS and create a
>> two way communications system.
>> RestAPI services
>> I have seen recent notes about using revIgniter as a REST server, and there
>> are many other options available. We use mostly WP and the WP RestAPI.
>> Remote Storage
>> Mark's LiveCloud is a great option and there are several different options.
>> As I said, we mostly use WP, but we also use Node.js w/ mongodb. The
>> LiveCode.js will just need a simple way of taking XML. JSON or an encoded
>> array and sending it to the remote storage of choice and returning the
>> Local Storage
>> The ability to create and use a local DB within the local browser. My
>> understanding is that LC HTML5 will not because to utilize the database
>> create a controller that will connect LC to create, read and write to the
>> the next session.
>> File Picker & Uploaded
>> Not use how to do this in HTML5, but we will need a way to select a file
>> and upload it to a server. We could use an HTML+JS dialog box to do it.
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