What's everyone working on this month? (September 2015 edition)

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 14:17:03 EDT 2015

I am working on my Devawriter Pro, both in terms of what might be called 
"bread-and-butter" maintenance stuff,
and with the introduction of some new features.


I am also wondering whether to transition my code-base from LiveCode 4.5 
commercial to LiveCode 7 Open Source. This would involve rewriting all 
the Unicode scripts, but this could probably be automated.


On 9/28/15 9:09 PM, Peter TB Brett wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm really interested to hear about what you're working on at the 
> moment.  The community always seems to have a huge, exciting and 
> varied range of projects going on, and it's great to hear how people 
> are using LiveCode for work, for hobbies, for learning or for play!
> I'll start:
> 1. I've been working on the HTML5 engine.  For the last couple of 
> weeks, I've been focussed on getting LiveCode Builder (i.e. widgets) 
> working in HTML5, and it's been an often rather frustrating business, 
> because it's really hard to debug asm.js code running in the browser!  
> Every time I think I've nailed the last bug, another one jumps out of 
> the woodwork.  However, I'm feeling hopeful that by the time of the 
> Global Jam next week, everyone will be able to use widgets in the 
> browser.  And after that, commercial HTML5...
> 2. I've added a new test framework to the repository that lets us 
> write script-only test stacks and run them automatically for every 
> proposed change.  Now I need to get contributors to write tests!
> What have you been working on?
>                                      Peter

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