livecode in terminal? (linux)

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at
Mon Aug 10 23:02:15 EDT 2020

On 8/10/20 7:31 PM, Eric A. Engle via use-livecode wrote:
> is there any way to invoke the livecode engine from the terminal in linux?
> suppose e.g. i wanted to run "put 7" or "put 3 + 2" from xterm or such. Is that possible? If so, how?
> Or e.g. running a stack or script from the terminal? If so, how?

Yep. I use the server build that way. Who needs a GUI?
Just invoke it from the command line, i.e.


where is

put "hello world" & cr
put "3+2=" && 3+2

  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at

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