[ANN] Release 9.5.0 DP-1

panagiotis merakos panos.merakos at livecode.com
Mon May 20 13:04:22 EDT 2019

Dear list members,

We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1.

Developer Preview Release
Warning: this is not a stable release.  Please ensure that you back up your
stacks before testing them.

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 DP-1 comes with more than 80 bugfixes. Moreover, more than
100 bugfixes, including several memory leak fixes, that were fixed in
LiveCode 9.0.x, are now merged into LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1.

In addition, LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1 includes several amazing new features:

- Windows 64 bit IDE & deployment support
- Static linked code libraries for iOS device builds
- Real boolean constants, Infinity constant
- Math operation refactor
- New Android Architectures
- New container layer mode
- New log command and logMessage property
- Implement filter where clause
- Progress, isSecure and allowUserInteraction features added to browser
- New returnKeyType & keyboardType field property
- Improved sort international to support lots of additional locales
- Updated SQLite lib to the latest version (v3.28.0)
- 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

The full release notes are available from:


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Have fun!
The LiveCode Team

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