mark at livecode.com
Thu Nov 24 21:08:33 CET 2016
The connection could possibly be made by using web sockets I guess (someone correct me if I'm wrong).
However, the user would have to download, install and run the helper process... At which point you might as well be running a desktop
app I'd think.
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> On 24 Nov 2016, at 20:00, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com> wrote:
> Would it be possible to have a LC executable (something resembling LC
> Server) on a Desktop, allowing the browser to access the local machine by
> way of that backgrounded process? Could it be an out of the box capability
> only turned on by the machine's primary user, via the html5 application
> before it fully launches? Similar to how Android tells the user what
> permissions are needed is how I imagine it would present itself.
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>> On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 2:40 PM, Mark Waddingham <mark at livecode.com> wrote:
>> 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
>> services we are so used to using directly in LC.
>> 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>
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>>> for. Since our LiveCode team has only a little experience in
>>>> 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
>>>> 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
>> need a
>>>> 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
>>>> 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
>>>> 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
>>>> 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 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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