Writing Extensions

Matthias Rebbe matthias_livecode_150811 at m-r-d.de
Tue May 16 17:49:57 EDT 2017


Thanks for this post. I was already thinking it is just me who struggles with LCB.
I tried a bit, gave up and decided to wait for the announced course.

Matthias

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> Am 16.05.2017 um 22:48 schrieb Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>:
> 
> Having spent a bit of the day experimenting with LCB, I have this to say:
> 
> the documentation is atrocious
> 
> ...also, the only thing I have to say about error reporting in the Extension Builder is that it lets you know there's an error. There's a caret displayed under the error line that misleadingly appears to point to the problem, when actually it's just pointing to the middle of the line. And "Syntax error" isn't a very rewarding message.
> 
> It took me three hours today to figure out how to convert a hex number into decimal format.
> 
> -- 
> Mark Wieder
> ahsoftware at gmail.com <mailto:ahsoftware at gmail.com>
> 
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