Foundation Framework

hh hh at hyperhh.de
Tue Jan 3 06:09:35 EST 2017


> JB wrote:
> The Livecode team imported Apple’s Foundation
> Framework so you can use its power inside of a
> stack instead of writing extensions.  It will be a
> little slower than an extension but in many cases
> the loss of speed will not be noticeable.

JB,

are you speaking about the future, that is LCB via FFI, or
do you already have a non-trivial example for that (and are
willing to share it)?

hh

p.s. Your 'tutorial' links are fine, thanks.

> JB sundown at pacifier.com wrote:
> 

> The Livecode team imported Apple’s Foundation
> Framework so you can use its power inside of a
> stack instead of writing extensions.  It will be a
> little slower than an extension but in many cases
> the loss of speed will not be noticeable.
> 
> To access all the power of foundation you need to
> know objective-c which is simply improvements
> to the C language.
> 
> Everything in the C language is a function.  Livecode
> was written in C++ so learning it will help you write
> functions in Livecodde.
> 
> Here are two links that will help you;
> 1.  One of the best tutorials for C loaded with
> examples.
> http://fresh2refresh.com/c-programming/
> 2.  Some of the best examples I have seen for
>  accessing the power of Foundation.
> https://ios.eezytutorials.com/nsarray-by-example.php#.WGr_jrGZMlU
> Happy New Year and Happy Programming!
> JB






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