Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Mon Feb 27 11:10:52 EST 2017


I don't understand the last question, on PDF's

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 4:47 AM, Simon Knight via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> I’m curious how do the likes of Swift, C# store details of their GUI ?
>
> As to display of PDF what is it you want to do that can’t be achieved
> using the browser ?
>
> best wishes
> Simon
>
> Simon Knight
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> > On 26 Feb 2017, at 21:06, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > Dr. Hawkins wrote:
> >
> > > More commonly, until and unless livecode can save such that such
> > > standard tools or comparable can be applied, multi-person development
> > > will remain a fantasy and/or novelty.
> >
> > And yet here we are, using an IDE written in LiveCode by a team
> comprised of dozens of company and community developers working together on
> a single code base.
> >
> >
> > > I've come to accept that the next major rewrite of my software is
> > > going to have to be in something else (Swift?) so that I can add
> > > developers, as well as the inability to actually put a pdf or eps
> > > on a card (just a bitmap of it won't do); livecode just doesn't
> > > seem to me doing towards such a direction.
> >
> > The Business Edition has already gone that direction:
> > https://livecode.com/products/livecode-platform/pdf-viewer/
> >
> > Probably at least an order of magnitude cheaper to upgrade to Business
> than to rewrite the whole thing in Swift from scratch.  And with LC you get
> a cross-platform solution, while even if you did find a GUI framework for
> Swift for Windows you'd likely be writing a lot of forked code for each
> platform.
> >
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