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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Creating your own add-ons

The two main types of add-ons that you might be interested in making are custom controls and external commands and functions (generally referred to as externals).

Custom controls

Custom controls are typically made of a group that holds many standard controls, and with a group script that manages the appearance and interactions of those controls. There is a tutorial on making such a custom control at this page:

http://www.runrev.com/developers/lessons-and-tutorials/tutorials/advanced-custom-controls/

If you intend to go on to make a nice custom palette to make it easy to drag-and-drop your custom controls onto the card window, consider making it DropTools-compatible. You would save yourself a significant amount of time solving ...

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