Still looking into HTML5 app

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Wed Mar 14 19:28:05 EDT 2018

On 3/14/18 4:22 PM, hh via use-livecode wrote:
> There is a new feature "new window/another canvas" that may help with the
> 'splash' problem (library stacks).
> Regarding audio/video: LC player is not supported. But everything
> is possible what's possible in the supported browsers, because you have
> the "do as javaScript" feature. Sadly you need until now still two versions
> of a video (mp4 and webm) for the different browsers.
> By the "do as javaScript" feature you have (running in a desktop machine)
> effectively more possibilities and can be much faster in a HTML5 standalone
> than in a desktop Mac/Win/linux standalone, if ...
> ... if you write your own javaScript additions or embed and use suitable
> javascript engines.
> p.s. Testing HTML5 builds is meanwhile very fast and comfortable. Just put
> any (scripted) object on a test stack and compile to see what's working.

Thanks, I'll save this for reference. It sounds like I'd need to know 
JavaScript to make a full-featured HTML5 app. Unfortunately I don't, so 
I'm not too unhappy the project got cancelled.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

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