[ANN] Release 9.5.0

panagiotis merakos panos.merakos at livecode.com
Thu Aug 1 06:09:08 EDT 2019


Dear list members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.5.0 STABLE.

Getting the Release
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You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via
the automatic updater.


Release Contents
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LiveCode 9.5.0 STABLE comes with more than 100 bugfixes, compared to the
previous STABLE version. Moreover, another 100+ bugfixes, including several
memory leak fixes, that were fixed in LiveCode 9.0.x, are now merged into
LiveCode 9.5.0.

In addition, LiveCode 9.5.0 includes several amazing new features:

- New Android Architectures (32/64bit) + support for the latest Google Play
Store requirements
- Windows 64 bit IDE & deployment support
- Static linked code libraries for iOS device builds
- Real boolean constants, Infinity constant
- Math operation refactor
- New container layer mode
- New log command and logMessage property
- Implement filter where clause
- Progress, isSecure and allowUserInteraction features added to browser
widget
- New returnKeyType & keyboardType field property
- Improved sort international to support lots of additional locales
- Updated SQLite lib to the latest version
- Added support for URI filenames and JSON storage/retrieval in SQLite DBs
- Implemented modifier key state access for LCB (e.g. "key is down")
- Implemented clip to path for LCB
- Several enhancements to Tree View Widget
- New mobileSetKeyboardDisplay and mobileGetKeyboardDisplay handlers
- mobileSetKeyboardReturnKey on android
- PDF Widget (Business Edition)
- Android Barcode Scanner widget (Business Edition)
- Mac status menu library


Known issues
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- The Browser widget's native layer is not shown in some Linux distros with
Cinnamon window manager.
- The use of the Browser widget is not supported on Ubuntu 18.04 64 bit LTS
yet.

The full release notes are available from:

http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_5_0/LiveCodeNotes-9_5_0.pdf


Feedback
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Please report any bugs encountered on our BugZilla at
http://quality.livecode.com/

We have a forum available for discussing LiveCode Builder at
http://forums.livecode.com/viewforum.php?f=93

Have fun!
The LiveCode Team
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