Call for LiveCode projects: LiveCode and Science at MozFest this weekend.

David Bovill david at
Tue Nov 3 12:00:37 EST 2015

That sounds like a great topic for a small research group. I'd certainly
join in. Do you mean business graphs, or general network graphs?

On 3 November 2015 at 16:24, Matt Maier <blueback09 at> wrote:

> I'm building an open source graph manipulation and drawing library in
> Livecode. The point is for it to be modular but I'm building it to do a
> specific thing right now, so it isn't all that modular. It's still young so
> there's plenty of room for new ideas.
> I could use help in the more official "graph" areas since I don't have any
> particular background in graphs, they just turned out to be useful for my
> goals. For example, I'd like to find out if it makes sense to store the
> graphs in a graph database (ATM I'm just exporting the array to JSON text
> files). It would also be nice to find out if an existing graph description
> language will work or if I have to define my own. And, of course, there's
> the fun of trying to optimize the algorithms to allow more nodes into
> memory. Maybe someone knows how to just use an existing graph library from
> Livecode?
> Also, I'm planning to make a widget for displaying the graphs but I haven't
> learned LCB yet. Someone who already knows LCB could speed that up.
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2015 at 6:54 AM, David Bovill <david at> wrote:
> > This weekend at MozFest - we are
> running
> > a series of workshops over the weekend using Livecode, and Raspberry
> Pi's.
> > We are looking to raise interest in Livecode, and to attract developers
> to
> > your projects, helping build communities around open source software
> > projects.
> >
> > If you have an open source software project and you would like to attract
> > developers, or volunteers to the project, and present it at MozFest - let
> > us know about the project either here or off-list and we can present it /
> > organise a workshop around the project.
> >
> > We will be helping to organise a series of online coding sessions as a
> > successor to the LiveCode TV project we started a couple of years back -
> > but with a new platform and new methodology. This means even if you can't
> > make it to MozFest this weekend in London, you can take part online and
> > follow this up with regular weekly coding sessions, where we can all get
> > together code, talk, and generally hang out around great open source
> > projects.
> >
> > Any proposals or thoughts on projects that could benefit from getting a
> few
> > heads around it, or new topics that you would like to learn about or open
> > source libraries that you think the community should / you would like to
> > help out developing?
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