WatchKit & AndroidWear

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon Mar 16 08:03:12 EDT 2015


Does it have to use the LC 7 engine?  Why not use what fits, LC 6?  Like I
said, my early watch accepts LC apps built with 6, but a modern Android
Wear watch has a more strict definition of what is allowed.  OTOH, if
Raspberry Pi handles LC 7, a smart watch should - based on hardware specs
alone.
On Mar 15, 2015 11:50 PM, "Monte Goulding" <monte at sweattechnologies.com>
wrote:

> Looks like that will be much simpler to implement because it's a full app
> that's installed on the watch. Still I think there will be issues with app
> size because of the size of the LC 7 engine.
>
>
> On 16 Mar 2015, at 12:07 pm, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
> wrote:
>
> > If it's not feasible for WatchKit, then how about the Android Wear API?
> > On Mar 15, 2015 8:08 PM, "Monte Goulding" <monte at sweattechnologies.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> On 16 Mar 2015, at 9:10 am, Roger Eller <roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I look forward to hearing from Runtime Revolution on their plans of
> >> support
> >>> for these new devices.
> >>
> >> I hadn't looked at it until you're post prompted me... It doesn't look
> >> like it would be all that easy for LiveCode to support WatchKit as only
> UI
> >> resources are installed on the watch and the code runs on the phone. It
> >> would be feasible for them to come up with a way to script the extension
> >> but you would still need to do storyboards in Xcode and using the full
> >> engine for scripting a watch extension will bloat your app and given LC
> 7
> >> is already much heavier it's probably better avoided. On the up side it
> >> doesn't look like there's anything stopping you building a watch app in
> >> Xcode then including it in your LC app.
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Monte
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