updating text of a mobile app (newbie)

Brian Milby brian at milby7.com
Mon Jan 8 22:18:36 EST 2018

That path should be safe to download new content. As long as you are just
downloading data, you are within mobile store rules.
On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 9:01 PM Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> A goal this year is to get an app (for foreign language learning) on the
> Android and iOS stores. To this end, I have begun to re-study LC8's app
> building course; LC itself I've been using for decades.
> Let's say my original app gets approved. In that app is a datagrid object
> list consisting of 10 vocabulary categories, the contents of  which are
> read in from a text file in specialFolderPath("documents"). A few months
> later, however, I discover more vocabulary categories are needed.
> What do I do? Can I somehow "download" a new text file into
> specialFolderPath("documents")? Do I have to completely update my app? Or
> something else?
> In the past what I've done for my desktop Windows standalones is to
> download data from my webserver over the internet. But, I imagine mobile
> apps must work differently.
> Hand holding very much welcome!
> --
> Nicolas Cueto
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