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  1. A Neophyte Tackles the FG Extension - XML and Lua, Why?

    Most, if not all programs, when stripped down to their very essence do one thing, manipulate data. Thatís all Fantasy Grounds does: whether you are constructing a character sheet or rolling a d20 to determine surprise, FG is using your input, the data you supplied, in some predetermined process. FG uses two ďlanguagesĒ to provide extensibility. What do the two languages, XML and Lua bring to this table? XML is a standardized methodology of providing easy access to data. Lua is a methodology ...

    Updated May 18th, 2016 at 02:14 by Minty23185Fresh

  2. A Neophyte Tackles the FG Extension - An XML Bag of Holding

    A little bit of Lua and a lot of XMLÖ

    Letís touch on variables. In a program, a variable is a place where data is stored. Variables have names, like x or myData or steve. Variables can have a type, which means they can only hold certain kinds of data, like a number, or a single letter of the alphabet. Some variables are very flexible and can hold anything, they are often referred to as objects. Luaís variables are untyped, they are very flexible, one can think of them as objects. ...
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