Data Persistence

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Fri Jul 27 21:52:59 CEST 2018


On 27/07/2018 20:17, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:

>
> >  Using arrays intigues me, especially if I can just keep it in RAM (It
> > is a small amount of data for sure).
>
> One great thing about LC's built-in support for arrays is that it's 
> built-in.
>
> JSON has become used in so many other languages that we've forgotten 
> why it was invented:  to serialize JavaScript objects as simply and 
> efficiently as possible using features already built into the 
> JavaScript interpreter.
>
> LSON is that for us, as much a with-the-grain approach to data 
> handling in LiveCode as JSON is for JavaScript.
I just wish there was a human-readable, human-editable-in-a-text-editor 
variant of LSON :-)

Someday, when I have some spare time, ...

-- Alex.





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