ChatGPT examples

Heather Laine heather at
Fri Jan 20 06:06:40 EST 2023


Wow. Pretty please, can I have permission to turn that document into a blog post? It's fantastic and deserves to reach a wider audience.

Best Regards,


Heather Laine
Customer Services Manager
LiveCode Ltd

> On 20 Jan 2023, at 06:02, Geoff Canyon via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> I tested three use cases, with variations, using ChatGPT for (live)code
> generation. There was a lot of back and forth. In the end, I solved all the
> problems I set, but in some cases I had to hold ChatGPT's hand pretty
> tightly.
> That said, I learned some things as well -- about LiveCode. ChatGPT's code
> for Fizz Buzz was faster than mine.
> My code was faster for reversing lines. But ChatGPT, when asked to "make
> the code faster" gave several suggestions, some of which were wrong or
> impossible, but one of them was my method, and when I said "write that
> option" it did, with only a few corrections needed.
> And one of the ideas, while wrong, caused me to think of a different way to
> solve the problem, and that way ended up being faster than my original
> solution by over 3x on reversing 10k lines. Getting ChatGPT to write this
> new method was *hard*.
> In any case, I wrote it all down in a google doc
> <>.
> If you're curious, have a read. That URL is open for comments/edit
> suggestions. If you have any I'd love to hear them.
> Thanks!
> Geoff
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