Multi-platform development.

Matt Maier blueback09 at
Thu Jan 21 00:44:22 EST 2016

I'm trying to put as much of the logic into script only stacks as possible
cuz I want my application to be open source contribution friendly. Livecode
actually makes that counterintuitive because it's so tempting to put little
handlers in each control.
On Jan 20, 2016 12:45, "Bob Sneidar" <bobsneidar at> wrote:

> On Jan 20, 2016, at 10:14 , Mark Waddingham <mark at<mailto:
> mark at>> wrote:
> For example, many document-centric apps will have a 'Save' function. On
> Mac this is typically 'just' in the File menu. However, on Windows it is
> usual to have it both in the File menu *and* as a button on a document's
> toolbar. If the code for the 'save' action is not factored out you end up
> with duplicated code - so it is quite natural to move this code 'down' into
> core logic.
> Oh right yes I do that too. As soon as I need to access the same code from
> multiple locations, I will often do that, but sometimes I will just send a
> mouseUp (or call a handler) from the object itself. A lot has to do with
> whether or not the object script has relative references to itself of the
> card/stack it belongs to. Sometimes moving complex code requires a lot of
> refactoring, so rather than do that, I just send or dispatch to the handler
> in the object, rather than go through the nonsense of re-debugging
> everything all over again.
> Bob S
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