Livecode Array Encoding / Decoding using other platforms?

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Tue May 21 10:19:43 EDT 2019

You would have to convert the array itself in LC to another format, then convert it back when you need it. The LC array is obviously proprietary. The structure of the encoded array is not something that can be externally interpreted. I know, I looked  into it. 

Bob S

> On May 20, 2019, at 19:41 , Tom Glod via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Hi Friends, I love the convenience of encoding arrays into binary chunks
> for saving and transport.
> But while doing data processing ideally I'd like to be able to decode my
> livecode arrays in other more high performance languages.
> Is there some method by which this encoding happens that is standard and
> can be decoded using non livecode platforms?
> What can I do to learn more about this encoding?
> I thought about using Json but I love the support for binary data in lc
> encded arrays, and the LC encoding and decoding speed seems very high.
> Thanks for any hints on this.
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