Still looking into HTML5 app

Tom Glod tom at
Thu Mar 15 00:14:35 EDT 2018

Yup. Reading the release notes from 9 RC1 can help you to decide.
If it means anything...I'm pushing forward with a HTML5 Web Application
Project based on what I read here and tested in latest DP release

On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 7:28 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> 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.
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