Back to the Garden of Eden

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Wed Aug 24 13:12:33 EDT 2016

On 24.08.2016 14:06, Kay C Lan wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at> wrote:
>> Quite a few of the chapters in the book now seem fairly redundant:
>> Home Stack Author Utilities
>> Introduction to External Resources
> Well that first one would be replaced with a chapter on how the LC IDE
> is written in LC so how you can go about customising it to your own
> needs. The 2nd one would be an introduction to LCB and Widgets. The
> glossy bits between pages 152 and 153 also needs a major expansion.
> Add to that a chapter each on Browser, Database and XML and I can't
> see how you could end up with less pages than Danny's 1144.
> You've got your work cut out for you. ;-)

Not really because I have no ambitions to write "The Complete Livecode 

What I do have ambitions to write are:

1. A guide for teachers on how to use Livecode as a tool to author (RAD) 
delivery tools
for content delivery and reinforcement.

2. A book to help teacher teach an entry-level programming course to 
Primary-level children.

Neither of which will extend to LCB or widgets.

If you are looking for a new Danny Goodman look elsewhere.


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