[ANN] Release 9.5.0 DP-1
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Mon May 20 14:08:58 EDT 2019
I'm having a problem with my fingers and toes . . .
leaping from 9.0.5 to 9.5.0 got my digits all mixed up
Not that that doesn't get me all excited about 9.5.0 :)
On 20.05.19 20:04, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
> 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:
> Please report any bugs encountered on our BugZilla at
> We have a forum available for discussing LiveCode Builder at
> Have fun!
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