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LiveCode Mobile Development Beginner's Guide by Colin Holgate

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Creating a hierarchy

Everything goes somewhere, but having things in the wrong place can lead to problems. So we should learn more about the structure of a LiveCode stack.

Stack structure

As described in the Background history and metaphors section of this chapter, LiveCode uses a stack of cards metaphor. When you make a new stack you, in effect, have a single-card stack of cards. However, even the simplest application is likely to have more than one card. For example, there could be a splash screen, a title card, cards for the actual task at hand, and a credits page. In the calculator stack we will use two cards. The Tools menu includes an option to view the structure of the stack, by showing the Application Browser:

Where code goes

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