Dragging widgets

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu Mar 2 06:37:22 EST 2017


On Mar 2, 2017 3:08 AM, "Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode" <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Is menu driven scripting really programming? (500-900 words, on my desk
by Monday).
>
> Why do I feel that menu driven scripting is like driving an automatic car
(last time I drove one
> of those I crashed it by using my left foot to press on the "clutch"),
while LiveCode feels like
> driving a manual transmission car, and C++, PASCAL, et al are rather like
building your own
> car before you drive the thing?
>
>>   I prefer to write my own code and find that this is very often quicker
> Richmond.

There used to be (might still be / haven't checked) a menu in the LC Script
Editor to "Insert control structure"  which was good for noobs to get
started with switch statements, etc.

~Roger



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