mergLA for Mac

Monte Goulding monte at appisle.net
Sun Oct 7 23:53:34 CEST 2018


Hi Andrew

There’s this hibernated enhancement request. You could contact support and request it be taken out of hibernation.

https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18742 <https://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18742>

Cheers

Monte

> On 3 Oct 2018, at 10:05 pm, Andrew Bell via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I created an admin backend app for a client so they can manage data for their frontend app. This backend, based off client request, is running on macOS/Windows/iOS. The desktop versions use a password for authenticating access but the iOS deployment uses Touch/Face ID for authentication via Monte's extremely easy to use mergLA external.
> 
> Recently this client upgraded their laptop to a MacBook Pro that also supports Touch ID and asked if the same fingerprint technology could be implemented in the macOS build. I was blissfully unaware that this feature even existed on that platform, but apparently has been available since the 2016 model year.
> 
> I know several of the other merg externals utilize the same/similar underlying framework so they work on both macOS and iOS. Is this just a matter of recompiling the external or is there a deeper change that would need to be made to unlock this?
> 
> https://developer.apple.com/documentation/localauthentication
> 
> --Andrew Bell
> 
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