Anything LiveCode Can Learn From GO

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Thu Jun 14 10:56:26 EDT 2018


Multithreading sounds like a good idea until you realize most things that have to happen in Livecode due to the message heirarchy need to be single threaded. It's only when you need to make a server of some sort that multithreading really needs to be implemented. 

Bob S


> On Jun 11, 2018, at 17:08 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I wasn't thinking about high language per se.   but more from an engine point of view, specifically use of "Goroutines"
> 
> "But, most of the modern programming languages(like Java, Python etc.) are from the ’90s single threaded environment. Most of those programming languages supports multi-threading. But the real problem comes with concurrent execution, threading-locking, race conditions and deadlocks. Those things make it hard to create a multi-threading application on those languages.



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