Converting scripts in stacks to script only stack behaviors

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Mon Feb 6 12:41:39 EST 2017

Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami wrote:

 > A lot of the "flak" I hear about using LC is "but it's not
 > responsive, at that so easy with HTML5"   They gloss over the
 > depth of javascript skills required to actually program the UI
 > to do anything other than look pretty. However easy it may be
 > to make a <div class="flexFrame"> and apply a class. The "ease"
 > ends there.

Well said.  "Responsive" isn't a technology, but a design decision 
(these days, arguably a requirement).  Regardless of the language used, 
decisions need to be made, and the expression of those decisions in code 
needs to be tested.

Some things are easier in one language than another, and other things 
easier in other languages.

But all of them require commitment to providing a good UX, clear 
thinking about the layout goals, and good familiarity with whatever 
language will be used to express those goals.

 > Point: if we had a more robust set of examples, lessons, youTube
 > Tutorials on "building responsive UI for LiveCode" it would go
 > a long way in helping the product feel that this issue, is a
 > non-issue. Right now it is.

Personally, when it comes to programming I prefer textual tutorials, so 
I can copy-and-paste code.  But any tutorials folks in our community 
want to deliver would be welcome.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at      

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