WebSites made using Livecode.

Heriberto Torrado htorrado at
Thu Jul 2 17:36:50 EDT 2020

Hi Richard,

Thank you very much for your rapid response.

My customer asks me about a popular site created with Livecode because 
they would like to make sure that if I get hit by a car, or we have a 
problem, another company could maintain their website. I mean, they 
would like to be sure of their business continuum.  I know, it is always 
the same story ...

I have been making websites for twenty years and I want to do something 
different. I have never made a website with Livecode and I feel excited 
thinking about it.

I feel very comfortable with Livecode and I don't want to start a 
customized web site using PHP or Python again.
Sometimes it is not enough to do a good job, it is also important to 
have some fun doing it.
Livecode allows me to think in a different way than I have using other 
programming languages, and that is like a drug that I can no longer stop.

     > What is a "modern" website?  That's not a trick question, just 
curious what specific types of features you're looking for.

A fully responsible website.

     > Because it gets the job done at low cost

I understand it, but if we all don't start creating more things with 
Livecode, it will always be an exotic language without many job 
More job opportunities will give us more community, more programming 
libraries, more documentation, etc.

     > In general, it's only worthwhile building custom software that 
doesn't already exist.

Maybe we can rebuild those software using LiveCode.

     > LC can be a good choice when you have specialized needs not 
already addressed off-the-shelf.

We use it into our company for that: internal apps.

But I think that Livecode could give people again, the full control of 
their computer, and the gap between a programmer and a computer user 
would get narrower. Something like that happened in the 1980s.

I have my own company in Spain, but I moved to NYC 2 years ago and I 
work as an IT director at an arts school in New York City.
In our coding classes I see those teens dealing with Python and with the 
command console...

It will be a dream for them to use livecode, but teachers refuse to use 
it because they told me it is not very spread.


On 7/2/20 4:09 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
> Heriberto Torrado wrote:
> > I am trying to convince a customer to create their next website
> > with  LiveCode Server instead PHP.  The client asks me what other
> > popular sites are created with LiveCode server.
> If you're dealing with the sort who goes only by popularity, nothing 
> else matters.  They live in a world where there are only two choices: 
> C for the desktop and PHP for servers.
> It may be worth noting, though, that if they'd been consistent about 
> their fixation on popularity they'd still be using Perl, and would 
> have ignored the advent of PHP. ;)
> And they never would have enjoyed Ruby on Rails, but even at its peak 
> it was never the most popular solution.
> > Do you know modern websites created with LiveCode
> What is a "modern" web site?  That's not a trick question, just 
> curious what specific types of features you're looking for.
> > I have seen that the current LiveCode site runs Wordpress + PHP.
> > Do you know why?
> Because it gets the job done at low cost.
> LC Ltd has generic needs for content management, no evident content 
> strategy in terms of syndication, simple editorial workflow with 
> minimal roles - for generic stuff generic tools are great.
> With the question of build or buy, it's almost always cheaper to buy. 
> And with WP the hard cost is zero, so it's just learning curve.
> In general, it's only worthwhile building custom software that doesn't 
> already exist.
> LC can be a good choice when you have specialized needs not already 
> addressed off-the-shelf.
> -- 
>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Systems
>  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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