[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

Ali Lloyd ali.lloyd at livecode.com
Fri Feb 24 05:07:20 EST 2017


Richmond,
In general that is the case, yes. When for example 8.1.3 GM has been
released, we merge the branches all the way up so that the develop branch
(from which DPs are released) contains everything from that branch. In some
cases there may be things that are in earlier releases but not in a DP, but
very rarely, and I think it would only happen with regression fixes that
are specific to that earlier release.

On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 6:26 AM Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

I wish I could understand the way different "levels" come out
concurrently. Are we to assume
that all the new things in 8.1.3 are also bound into 9.0.0 DP-5?

Richmond.

On 2/23/17 10:41 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode 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.
>
> Release Contents
> ================
> 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
> features:
>
> - Implementation of NFC tag reading on Android (Community, Indy and
> Business):
> 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
> runs locally
> 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
> stack.
>
>
> The full release notes are available from:
>
> http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_0_0/LiveCodeNotes-9_0_0_dp_5.pdf
>
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> ========
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>
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>
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>
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