ambassador at fourthworld.com
Wed Oct 21 11:38:00 EDT 2020
Tom Glod wrote:
> Does anyone know if there are any plans for introducing websockets
> to livecode?
I've not seen any indication of a commitment to add websockets to LC.
Websockets were added to browsers to provide a constrained way to allow
persistent connections without exposing web pages to regular sockets.
Since LC already supports regular sockets, even secure sockets, the
value of websockets appears limited to attempting to use web services
for the the provider has expressed a desire that they only be accessed
by web pages (if they want to support native clients why not also use
Is there another use-case I haven't considered?
I've found myself wanting this myself now and then, but I have to admit
mostly just for the sake of completeness; I haven't come across a
specific need for it in the work I've been doing.
If you have it would be valuable to learn the details so we can better
assess how it may be prioritized, or perhaps toss some funding together
for an implementation.
> Or if there are any working 3rd party implementations that are
LC Builder was delivered as the bridge for writing our own scripting
interfaces for binary APKs. This would seem a good fit for that, no?
> its been a lot of years.
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