In many applications, you will want to keep track of changes that a user has made. There are several ways to do this with LiveCode, including querying a URL, reading and writing to a text file, and saving data inside a stack.
Quite often, web-based applications load and save data from server-side scripts. This can work with LiveCode apps too. Here's an example which shows the closing share price for Google yesterday:
put url "http://quote.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=GOOG&f=p"
At the moment of writing this book, this line was tested and
609.46 appeared in the Message Box, shown as follows:
Who knows what ...