[ANN] Release 9.5.0

Tom Glod tom at makeshyft.com
Thu Aug 1 13:14:47 EDT 2019


Great release thank you.

I remember Mark W was working on some engine optimizations like faster
switch structures,  faster array access...... etc.

Wondering if those are included in this release?

Thanks,

Tom

On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 11:53 AM panagiotis merakos via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Dear list members,
>
> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.5.0 STABLE.
>
> Getting the Release
> ===================
> You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via
> the automatic updater.
>
>
> Release Contents
> ================
> 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
> ================
>
> - 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
>
>
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