Supercard 4.8 public beta

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Feb 3 11:20:41 EST 2017


Why is this post called Supercard 4.8 Public Beta??

Bob S


> On Feb 3, 2017, at 08:15 , Graham Samuel via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Only slightly OT, quite near my first encounter with computers at all, and at the very beginning of my encounter with High Level Languages (do people still use that expression?), I translated Knuth’s algorithm for calculating the date of Easter into LISP 1. It would be a lot easier to do in LiveCode. As this is probably of limited interest, I have not spent the $2.99 needed to retrieve the original article, but maybe someone might want to:
> 
> https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/acm/the-calculation-of-easter-bXkDNEaKDY?key=acm <https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/acm/the-calculation-of-easter-bXkDNEaKDY?key=acm>
> 
> I did not know either of the languages involved when I started the exercise.
> 
> Anyway that experience makes me endorse one of Richmond’s way of introducing people to LiveCode, quoted below.
> 
> Graham
> 
> PS As an exercise for the reader (do people still use **that** expression?) you can work out from this story approximately how old I am.
> 
> 
>> On 16 Oct 2016, at 13:30, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Another thing that is quite instructive is to download some daft game from the internet written in
>> who-knows-what and get the kids, first, to consider its functionality, and secondly, how they might
>> possibly achieve that functionality in Livecode.
> 
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