[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Fri Feb 24 09:11:26 EST 2017


I like the way these tracks are going.  This is a very sensible and logical
way to progress.  The cool new dangerous toys go into the newest version,
and the sensible stuff goes into both.

On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 5:07 AM, Ali Lloyd via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> 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
> >
> > Feedback
> > ========
> > Please report any bugs encountered on our BugZilla at
> > http://quality.livecode.com/
> >
> > We have a forum available for discussing LiveCode Builder at
> > http://forums.livecode.com/viewforum.php?f=93
> >
> > Have fun!
> >
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