[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu Feb 23 17:42:39 EST 2017


Another question:  Does the mobile have to be tethered to the desktop?  If
I build a standalone, how are we going to communicate?

Did you guys also see that we will have a regular message box context with
the app?  That's just one less thing I have to include with my stack (and
then use the mobile keyboard to accomplish...)

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 5:13 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>
wrote:

> I'm drooling.  I once told Kevin that about half of the lines of code in
> my mobile apps wind up being debugging code (granted the end up being
> commented out, eventually, but I digress).  The biggest issue on mobile has
> always been debugging.  I even have a debugging library that I have added
> to all my mobiles to help me figure out what is going on when something
> doesn't work.  The silent fails dog me even now.  This...this is going to
> make the debugging task a lot easier.
>
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> First of all this is a Developer Preview. Note the, "This is not a stable
>> release" disclaimer. Consider also that some may be unwilling to move to
>> version 9 until such a time as they feel confident that most of the issues
>> have been shaken out of it. I am one of these.
>>
>> Do you suggest that all development and improvement for version 8 and
>> that we all wait for certain bugs to be addressed in the next major
>> release? That would be unfortunate. Already since the earlier versions of
>> 8, there have been marked improvements and bug fixes, such as much faster
>> search times and an order of magnitude faster Build times.
>>
>> So long as version 8 is supported, I think we can expect (and be
>> thankful) that the LC dev team is constantly improving. And also, I suspect
>> that any new features introduced and bugs squashed in 8 are also being
>> rolled into 9. It's not an either or proposition.
>>
>> Bob S
>>
>>
>> > On Feb 23, 2017, at 13:35 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > 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?
>> >
>> > BR
>>
>>
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On the first day, God created the heavens and the Earth
On the second day, God created the oceans.
On the third day, God put the animals on hold for a few hours,
   and did a little diving.
And God said, "This is good."



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