[ANN] Release 9.5.0 DP-1

JJS jjs at krutt.org
Tue May 21 13:50:00 EDT 2019


Hi,


this is a bit of a dissapointment...

Because when i look at mergAVcamStartbarcodereader it is available for 
iOs in Indy, according the dictionary.

But not for Android, then it is business.

Why is there difference?


Thanks.

Jerry


Op 21-5-2019 om 19:04 schreef Richmond via use-livecode:
> Possibly I'm going gyte as I work my way towards 60 (57 and counting),
> but I seem to remember something floating around about modularisation
> and the ability to choose which modules to buy . . .
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 21.05.19 19:57, Lagi Pittas via use-livecode wrote:
>> Hi Mark,
>>
>> I meant the barcode scanner only in this case because i think that is 
>> / can
>> be used for less "businessy" things (depending on what Businessy means)
>>
>> I think if they brought out a couple of widgets every few months and 
>> added
>> some to Indy - for instance beacons in indy , fingerprint for business
>> that sort of thing.
>>
>> I still think they should have a donation type page for the free 
>> community
>> we might bring in a few shekels from the open source comminity - but 
>> what
>> do I know?
>>
>> We paid for MVC in business and got the Free Levure in community and
>> business,  which is probably better anyway it was designed by 
>> somebody who
>> had to scratch an itch.
>>
>> What Business should really be is a dedicated person who helps projects
>> along and answers emails and chats in hours not days - fgets the team to
>> fix showstoppers
>> basically support not "knobs and Knockers"
>>
>> look at the pricing here - the free version has everything the 
>> enterprize
>> version has at $98,000 less.
>> https://haxe.org/foundation/support-plans.html
>>
>> Xojo's pricing is roughly teh same but it doesn't run out only the 
>> updates
>> do
>> https://www.xojo.com/store/
>> same for nearly all the others - only stop updates -
>>
>> <pissing in the wind>
>> I will say it again and again and again and again and .........
>>
>> Forget about community plus as such - bring out separate versions for
>> mobile that are £99 pounds and they don't run out but  updates do
>> Apple and Google are your best friends they keep moving the goal 
>> post  so
>> anybody serious will need the update to the latest version to compile.
>> Bring out a version that can only connect to sqlite not Mysql - that 
>> does
>> not deactivate after a year - if you bring out worthwhile upgrades they
>> they will come ......
>>
>>   </pissing in the wind>
>>
>>
>> Lagi
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 21 May 2019 at 17:24, Matthias Rebbe via use-livecode <
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Although i am on business i was also thinking that it might be good for
>>> Indy license holder to be able to use these widgets. But i 
>>> understand that
>>> the LC company added this just to Business.
>>> If every new addition will be added to both license types then for many
>>> there is no reason  anymore to subscribe to business.
>>>
>>> But why not offer these new widgets as additional subscriptions for 
>>> Indy
>>> licenses. This would allow Indy developers to use the new widgets, but
>>> would grant LC some extra revenue for these great new additions.
>>>
>>> Matthias
>>>
>>>
>>>> Am 21.05.2019 um 17:44 schrieb Lagi Pittas via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>:
>>>> It SHOULD be in INDY even though I am personally paying for the 
>>>> Business
>>>> upgrade.
>>>> LC should rethink this - there are fewer people on Business (educated
>>>> guess) so you at least want a few more people on Indy.
>>>> This might be what makes them upgrade - get them to Ben Nevis THEN 
>>>> they
>>>> might climb Everest.
>>>>
>>>> Just my 5p worth (inflation)
>>>>
>>>> Lagi
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, 21 May 2019 at 12:54, Sphere via use-livecode <
>>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> Oopsa, dis i read this wrong? and is the barcode library available 
>>>>> for
>>>>> Indy?
>>>>> Looks like it in the releasenotes (sometimes i read to quickly)
>>>>>
>>>>> JJS schreef op 2019-05-20 17:40:
>>>>>> Nice, Nice, Nice!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We can test x86 Emulator now, superfast :)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Too bad the Android Barcode reader is Business, on Indy would be
>>>>>> great. I don't have that kind of money to spend for business
>>>>>> unfortunately.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> But thanks! great that we now can play with it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Op 20-5-2019 om 19:29 schreef Bob Sneidar via use-livecode:
>>>>>>> These features look really nice! I'll play with it. Out of 
>>>>>>> curiosity,
>>>>>>> has anyone addressed the nested behaviors for datagrids issue? The
>>>>>>> latest 9.0.4 does not seem to implement this.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Bob S
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On May 20, 2019, at 10:04 , panagiotis merakos via use-livecode
>>>>>>>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com 
>>>>>>>> <mailto:use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>>
>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> Dear list members,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> We are pleased to announce the release of LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 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/
>>> <https://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/>
>>>>>>>> or via
>>>>>>>> the automatic updater.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Release Contents
>>>>>>>> ================
>>>>>>>> LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1 comes with more than 80 bugfixes. Moreover, 
>>>>>>>> more
>>>>>>>> than
>>>>>>>> 100 bugfixes, including several memory leak fixes, that were 
>>>>>>>> fixed in
>>>>>>>> LiveCode 9.0.x, are now merged into LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> In addition, LiveCode 9.5.0 DP-1 includes several amazing new
>>>>>>>> features:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> - Windows 64 bit IDE & deployment support
>>>>>>>> - Static linked code libraries for iOS device builds
>>>>>>>> - Real boolean constants, Infinity constant
>>>>>>>> - Math operation refactor
>>>>>>>> - New Android Architectures
>>>>>>>> - New container layer mode
>>>>>>>> - New log command and logMessage property
>>>>>>>> - Implement filter where clause
>>>>>>>> - Progress, isSecure and allowUserInteraction features added to
>>>>>>>> browser
>>>>>>>> widget
>>>>>>>> - New returnKeyType & keyboardType field property
>>>>>>>> - Improved sort international to support lots of additional 
>>>>>>>> locales
>>>>>>>> - Updated SQLite lib to the latest version (v3.28.0)
>>>>>>>> - Added support for URI filenames and JSON storage/retrieval in
>>>>>>>> SQLite DBs
>>>>>>>> - Implemented modifier key state access for LCB (e.g. “key is 
>>>>>>>> down”)
>>>>>>>> - Implemented clip to path for LCB
>>>>>>>> - Several enhancements to Tree View Widget
>>>>>>>> - New mobileSetKeyboardDisplay and mobileGetKeyboardDisplay 
>>>>>>>> handlers
>>>>>>>> - mobileSetKeyboardReturnKey on android
>>>>>>>> - PDF Widget (Business Edition)
>>>>>>>> - Android Barcode Scanner widget (Business Edition)
>>>>>>>> - Mac status menu library
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Known issues
>>>>>>>> ================
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> - The Browser widget's native layer is not shown in some Linux
>>>>>>>> distros with
>>>>>>>> Cinnamon window manager.
>>>>>>>> - The use of the Browser widget is not supported on Ubuntu 
>>>>>>>> 18.04 64
>>>>>>>> bit LTS
>>>>>>>> yet.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The full release notes are available from:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>> http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_5_0/LiveCodeNotes-9_5_0_dp_1.pdf 
>>>
>>> <http://downloads.livecode.com/livecode/9_5_0/LiveCodeNotes-9_5_0_dp_1.pdf 
>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
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