If you are a beginner, whether to programming or just to LiveCode this guide will introduce you to the LiveCode development environment and guide you step-by-step to building your first app.
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LiveCode makes it easy to turn your concepts, ideas or designs into powerful applications for Desktop, Mobile and Server.Introduction to LiveCode
Find out about LiveCode installation options as well as how to set up SDKs for Android and iOS.Install LiveCode
How LiveCode Works
Creating a simple graphical application in LiveCode can take just minutes. Learn more about stacks, cards and objects, object and event driven programming as well as messages and the message path.How LiveCode Works
The LiveCode Environment
When you start LiveCode you will see a collection of components, these components make up the Integrated Development Environment, or IDE. This is where you will create your application.The LiveCode Environment
Resources and Support
There is a wealth of support available when you are getting started with LiveCode.Resources and Support
It is very simple to create an application in LiveCode, by dragging objects onto your stack from the Tools Palette and adding code for the messages you want to respond to you can create a simple application in minutes.
This section will cover the basic controls and the most common messages associated with them.Getting Started
Building a Standalone
When you have finished your LiveCode application and what to distribute it you can build it into a standalone application. LiveCode stacks can be build for Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS and Android.Building a Standalone