Missing a chance

Heriberto Torrado González htorrado at networkdreams.es
Fri Aug 26 11:01:19 EDT 2016


Well, in our business, we use livecode everyday.

We're using livecode for our internal tools and to develop tools for our 
customers.

Livecode is very powerful, but it is not very "popular" between coders 
and developers.

If you are waiting to get a job like "livecode programer" on a big 
company, or find livecode developers on the market, then...bad news...

You have to "create" your own developers with patience and time.

I think that livecode is a really good tool if you have your own small 
business (like me), and you have a good relations with your customers.

My customers doesn't want to know my development tools (livecode), they 
want solutions to their problems.

But on the "big market"...People are looking for java, python, 
objetive-C, PHP, and .net projects...They know nothing about livecode.

In my opinion: Runrev needs to spend more money in marketing, because 
this tool is really wonderful. We need a strong livecode community to 
bring livecode to the next level.

Best

PS: I'm not english speaker native.



On 26/08/16 07:58, Matt Maier wrote:
> Yeah, nobody I talk to or read has ever heard of Livecode. One of the
> larger freelance developer recruiting websites doesn't even bother to ask
> anyone if they know Livecode, and I half suspect they had to google it
> before they answered my question.
>
> I'm not really looking forward to having to get developers trained up from
> scratch before they can work with me, but it is what it is.
>
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 11:01 PM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com
>> wrote:
>> Richmond wrote:
>>
>>> On 25.08.2016 22:21, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>>> Richmond wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Livecode is so not here it makes me howl:
>>>>>
>>>>> https://elearningindustry.com/list-of-authoring-tools-part-1
>>>>> https://elearningindustry.com/list-of-authoring-tools-part-2
>>>>> https://elearningindustry.com/37-authoring-tools
>>>> Yes, there are many thousands of tools lists across the web, and it's
>>>> always good to add LC to those when we come across them.
>>>>
>>>> But I don't understand the "howl" - was your nominating LC to that
>>>> one rejected?
>>> No my howl was because I shouldn't hgave to add LC: it should be one
>>> of the automatic authoring tools of choice.
>> Why?
>>
>> We here on this list know LiveCode well, and we know that we can craft
>> excellent authoring tools with it.
>>
>> But unless we spread the word, how can we expect the word to be spread?
>>
>> Carpe diem!
>>
>> --
>>   Richard Gaskin
>>   Fourth World Systems
>>   Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
>>   ____________________________________________________________________
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