[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5
brahma at hindu.org
Thu Feb 23 16:35:42 EST 2017
I'm behind here in the overview:
Why even continue in 8.* ?
What issues are there with 9.* that would make it advisable not to try it for production?
On 2/23/17, 10:41 AM, "use-livecode on behalf of panagiotis merakos via use-livecode" <use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com on behalf of use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
Dear list members,
We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5.
Developer Preview Release
Warning: this is not a stable release. Please ensure that you back up your
stacks before testing them.
Getting the Release
You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or via
the automatic updater.
LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5 contains exciting new features, bug fixes, stability
and security improvements.
In total, 21 bugs have been fixed since the last development preview
release (LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-4).
Moreover, 36 additional bugs that have been fixed for 8.1.4 RC-1 (which is
not released yet), are included in LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5.
LiveCode 9.0.0 DP-5 contains, among others, the following exciting new
- Implementation of NFC tag reading on Android (Community, Indy and
New functions/commands/messages to read data from NFC tags.
- Implementation of a script library for common MIME functions (Community,
Indy and Business):
A new Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) library has been
implemented to provide support for common data formats such as multipart
email message bodies.
- Implementation of a remote debugger (Business only):
Run a standalone for the local platform from the IDE and debug it whilst it
Run a standalone for iOS or Android from the IDE and debug it whilst it
runs on a directly connected Android or iOS device
- Implementation of a script profiler (Business only):
Use the new script profiler to identify the most costly lines of code in a
The full release notes are available from:
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