[ANN] Release 8.2.0 DP-1

panagiotis merakos merakosp at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 14:27:29 EDT 2017


And moreover note that only the Mac bundle includes the runtime engines for
a long list of iOS device and simulator versions.

On Sep 13, 2017 19:12, "panagiotis merakos" <merakosp at gmail.com> wrote:

> @Richmond
> The Mac version that is 1.03 GB is the .app bundle (which is essentially a
> folder), so you have to compare it with the full Linux 64bit folder, which
> is roughly of the same size (~1.1 GB)
>
> Best,
> Panos
> --
>
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 7:10 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for that.
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
>>
>> On 9/13/17 9:08 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>
>>> @Richmond
>>>
>>> Not at all. The autocomplete feature (and thus the CommunityPlus edition)
>>> is something new, which might cause regressions. So, until 8.2 goes GM,
>>> people that want to use a *stable* build to deploy their apps can use
>>> 8.1.x. (In fact we will probably release 8.1.8 before the 8.1.x series is
>>> EOLed.
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Panos
>>> --
>>>
>>> PS: Every bug fix that goes into 8.1.x, will also be included in 8.2.x
>>> and
>>> 9.x
>>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 6:57 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Does that mean that LC 8.1.7 was, essentially, a meaningless blip on the
>>>> radar?
>>>>
>>>> Richmond.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 9/13/17 8:01 pm, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Dear list members,
>>>>>
>>>>> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1.
>>>>>
>>>>> Getting the Release
>>>>> ===================
>>>>> You can get the release at https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/ or
>>>>> via
>>>>> the automatic updater.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Release Contents
>>>>> ================
>>>>>
>>>>> In LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1, we have introduced a new Edition: "Community
>>>>> Plus".
>>>>> In short, Community Plus is just like Community, plus:
>>>>>
>>>>> - Autocomplete feature in Script Editor
>>>>> - Ability to use commercial addons from the LiveCode Extension store
>>>>> inside
>>>>> your open source application
>>>>> - Ability to submit free non-commercial apps to the iOS App Store.
>>>>>
>>>>> For more details about Community Plus, see this page:
>>>>> https://livecode.com/products/community-plus-edition/
>>>>>
>>>>> For more details on the Autocomplete feature, read this blogpost:
>>>>> https://livecode.com/new-autocomplete-live-errors-in-livecode-8-2
>>>>>
>>>>> Moreover, in LiveCode 8.2.0 DP-1:
>>>>>
>>>>> - Several bugs have been fixed.
>>>>> - The Spinner Widget has been back ported
>>>>> - The Script Editor now shows "live" errors as you type your code.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> The full release notes are available from:
>>>>> http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/8_2_0/LiveCodeNotes-8
>>>>> _2_0_dp_1.pdf
>>>>>
>>>>> Notes:
>>>>>
>>>>> 1. Indy and Business Editions include *autocomplete pro*, which extends
>>>>> autocomplete with the following features:
>>>>>
>>>>> - Completions generated dynamically by introspecting the object being
>>>>> edited and its message path
>>>>> - An Autocomplete Snippet Manager dialog is accessible from the script
>>>>> editor menubar to manage a custom set of completions.
>>>>>
>>>>> 2. You might experience some problems with autocomplete and window
>>>>> layering
>>>>> in some *unsupported* Linux distros (e.g. XUbuntu, Mint)
>>>>>
>>>>> Feedback
>>>>> ========
>>>>> Please report any bugs encountered on our BugZilla at
>>>>> http://quality.livecode.com/
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Have fun!
>>>>> The LiveCode Team
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