Multiple Mobile Shutdown Messages?
scott at tactilemedia.com
Tue Feb 2 18:11:38 EST 2016
OK, it looks like the "startup" message is indeed the way to go: sent when
launching fresh, not sent when launching after suspended.
Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
On 2/2/16, 2:25 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Scott Rossi"
<use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
scott at tactilemedia.com> wrote:
>Thanks for the suggestions. The pList option could work, but what message
>is sent when launching the stack from the backgrounded state? Resume?
>Thanks & Regards,
>Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
>On 2/2/16, 1:19 PM, "use-livecode on behalf of Mike Kerner"
><use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of
>MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>>I haven't played with this, but thinking aloud:
>>1) Set the plist so the app doesn't exit on suspend
>>2) Therefore, you won't get an exit message unless the app is quit. Set
>>3) on preOpenStack check for the flag.
>>On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Scott Rossi <scott at tactilemedia.com>
>>> Hi All:
>>> I'm wondering if there are different messages sent on mobile (iOS) when
>>> app is backgrounded versus when the app is swipe-dismissed (removed
>>> the list of backgrounded apps).
>>> I'm trying to set up a sort of "reset" behavior in an app that allows
>>> starting from screen 1 instead of starting from the last saved point.
>>> saving user settings normally in a on shutDown handler, but I can't
>>> out it there's some way to detect when the app has been "fully closed"
>>> (removed), so when the user relaunches the app it knows to start fresh
>>> from screen 1.
>>> The only thing that comes to mind is a time stamp and setting an
>>> session time threshold, like 10 minutes: if the user relaunches within
>>> time limit they go back to where they left off, but if relaunching
>>> the time limit, they start over. Obviously this isn't ideal as it
>>> a 10 minute wait to really start over. Is there another message
>>> shutDown that I'm missing?
>>> I'd prefer not to use a reset button as this is never done on iOS --
>>> apps are removed from the backgrounded apps list, they usually "know"
>>> start over.
>>> Any ideas?
>>> Thanks & Regards,
>>> Scott Rossi
>>> Creative Director
>>> Tactile Media, UX/UI Design
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