[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 82

Ali Lloyd ali.lloyd at livecode.com
Mon May 15 15:01:06 EDT 2017


To be fair, the docs claim the legacy blend modes have been deprecated
since LC 5! We've supported thm for quite a long time post-deprecation...

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 7:56 PM Roger Eller via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Oh no!  I use the legacy blendModes all the time!
>
>
> On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > > Read about new developments in LiveCode open source
> > > and the open source community in today's edition of
> > > the "This Week in LiveCode" newsletter!
> > > Read issue #82 here: https://goo.gl/8HNhau
> >
> > Looks like Skia Graphics Library dropped support
> > for some features and LC9 will not show anymore
> > these types of gradients:
> > 'XY', 'SqrtXY', 'Diamond' and 'Spiral'
> > and most of these legacy Blend Modes:
> > clear, noop, notSrcAnd, notSrcAndReverse,
> > notSrcCopy, notSrcOr, notSrcOrReverse,
> > notSrcXor, reverse, set, srcAnd,
> > srcAndReverse, srcCopy, srcOr,
> > srcOrReverse, srcXor, blend, addPin
> > addOver, subPin, transparent
> > adMin, addMax
> >
> > If you check all paint features available
> > from Skia Library: https://skia.org/user/api/skpaint
> > there are many useful features that LC9
> > could implement, like:
> > setTextScaleX (and setTextScaleY)
> > SkPathEffect
> > SkLine2DPathEffect
> > SkDiscretePathEffect
> > SkComposePathEffect
> > SkSumPathEffect
> > Two-Point Conical Gradient Shader
> > Fractal Perlin Noise Shader
> > Turbulence Perlin Noise Shader
> > Compose Shader
> > Blur Mask Filter
> >
> > Could LC implement first some of
> > these Skia features like Perlin Noise
> > and Blur filter?
> >
> > Al
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