How do you handle the poor performance of LC 7?

Peter TB Brett peter.brett at
Mon Jun 1 09:16:19 EDT 2015

On 2015-06-01 13:54, Dave Kilroy wrote:
> Thanks for the confirmation Peter
> To get through the iOS App Store I need a commercial version of 
> LiveCode, so
> can you give us a rough date of when a commercial version of v8 will be
> released? I'm not after a definite date but something I can use to help 
> me
> decide...

Unless some major showstopper problems are encountered, there will be 
commercial builds of the next release of LiveCode 8.  That'll be in the 
next couple of weeks.

> If an approximate release date is either unknown or too far in the 
> future to
> be contemplated then can you assure us that we could develop in v8 and 
> - as
> long as no widgets etc were used - build standalones with v7?

The LiveCode 8 IDE and engine will automatically save stacks in the v8 
format if any widgets are used, and in the v7 format otherwise.


Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at>
LiveCode Engine Development Team

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