LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide

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Learn
  • Create a simple sample application
  • Build the interface and write the code using a Multimedia Scrapbook as an example application
  • Make a 'To do/reminders application'
  • Build User Interfaces like Touch interfaces
  • Uploading your final app to the App Store
  • Create a jigsaw puzzle app that takes advantage of several mobile device features
  • Make standard looking buttons and fields, and programmatically create the screen layout
About

LiveCode is a tool for developing mobile apps designed for those who don't want to use Objective-C, C++ or Java. Although it is a tool full of rich features to create apps it can be challenging to get beyond the basics and build interactive and fun apps. Using this book, you can develop various apps and this book guides you through ‘till you upload the apps in the appstore.

"LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide" will explain how to create applications with the easiest, most practical cross platform framework available, Livecode Mobile and upload the apps to the appstore with minimal effort.

Throughout the book, you'll learn details that will help you become a pro at mobile app development using LiveCode. You begin with simple calculator application and quickly enhance it using LiveCode Mobile. Start by learning the interface controls for videos and images of LiveCode’s environment. Dig into configuring devices, building user interfaces, and making rich media applications, then finish by uploading the mobile applications to App Stores. You will learn how to build apps for devices such as iPhone, Android with the recently developed LiveCode Mobile through sample applications of increasing complexity.

Features
  • Create fun, interactive apps with rich media features of LiveCode
  • Step-by-step instructions for creating apps and interfaces
  • Dive headfirst into mobile application development using LiveCode backed with clear explanations enriched with ample screenshots
Page Count 246
Course Length 7 hours 22 minutes
ISBN 9781849692489
Date Of Publication 25 Jul 2012

Authors

Colin Holgate

Colin Holgate was originally trained as a telecommunications technician in the Royal Air Force, but with the advent of the personal computer era, he transitioned to working as a technical support engineer for companies, which included Apple Computers, UK.

In 1992, he moved to the US to become a full-time multimedia programmer working for The Voyager Company. In that role, he programmed several award-winning CD-ROMs, including A Hard Day's Night and This Is Spinal Tap.

For the last 17 years, Colin worked for Funny Garbage, a New York City-based web design company. In addition to using Adobe Director and Adobe Flash for online and kiosk applications, he has used LiveCode to create in-house and client production tools. At the RunRevLive Conference in 2011, Colin entered and won a contest to create a mobile application made with LiveCode.