[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

panagiotis merakos panos.merakos at livecode.com
Thu Feb 23 15:41:34 EST 2017

Dear list members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5.

Developer Preview Release
Warning: this is not a stable release.  Please ensure that you back up your
stacks before testing them.

Getting the Release
You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via
the automatic updater.

Release Contents
LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5 contains exciting new features, bug fixes, stability
and security improvements.

In total, 21 bugs have been fixed since the last development preview
release (LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-4).

Moreover, 36 additional bugs that have been fixed for 8.1.4 RC-1 (which is
not released yet), are included in LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5.

LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5 contains, among others, the following exciting new

- Implementation of NFC tag reading on Android (Community, Indy and
New functions/commands/messages to read data from NFC tags.

- Implementation of a script library for common MIME functions (Community,
Indy and Business):
A new Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) library has been
implemented to provide support for common data formats such as multipart
email message bodies.

- Implementation of a remote debugger (Business only):
Run a standalone for the local platform from the IDE and debug it whilst it
runs locally
Run a standalone for iOS or Android from the IDE and debug it whilst it
runs on a directly connected Android or iOS device

- Implementation of a script profiler (Business only):
Use the new script profiler to identify the most costly lines of code in a

The full release notes are available from:


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Have fun!

The LiveCode Team

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