I know right! I agree that’s why my word search generator is sooooooo slow!
The hopscotch team would probably not limit it. After all strings aren’t limited @Crosbyman64
If this is added it will need to be available to the non subscribers too. As people like me who can’t afford the subscription make amazing projects too! Just look at my word search generator that was featured!
Well, don’t get your hopes up. Lists/arrays may be considered too confusing for beginner coders, so it’ll most likely be kept exclusively behind Advanced Mode.
I hope we can see this being introduced before the end of this year, but it’s not a 100% guarantee. There’s still a lot THT needs to do and/or consider before introducing this into HS.
very kind reminder for everyone
so yes, @Mathematics2, lists are indeed a requirement for some projects, like yours, but i do agree with @Crosbyman64 that arrays is very confusing for some beginners. If THT decide someday to add lists, that may fall into sub category, but THT could also decide to make this free for everyone with a tutorial.
and no, if someone decides to use your project to add list feature, that remix will not fall into masterpiece category unless they made significant modifications, which is extremely rare ngl
Lists aren’t just something to make your life easier like seens or advanced music notes. No lists are something that Is a requirement for some projects! Lists are a basic hopscotcher right!
Now who’s with me!
- I agree!
- I think it should be available to everyone but have a setting to turn it on and off
- I think it should be available only to subscribers
- I think it should not be added
Reposting because the post is already too old to be edited.
In addition, crosby is saying that while lists are an excellent coding tool, the hopscotch team is working on other tasks as well to improve hopscotch as a whole. I’m certain lists will come with time, however they’re a relatively small development team and so it may take some time. So no worries,
Tri-angle makes a good point here - most of the community is respectful and honest when it comes to code taken from other developers, and so I don’t think people would steal and make huge changes without crediting you or asking permission first. Your concern is completely justified, but rest easy knowing that the chance of that happen is very low. :)
Opps Sorry I didn’t see that as not polite. I deleted that post
no don’t worry, i wasn’t talking specifically to you, i saw the “who agree with me?” at the end of that post and i linked the guidelines as a precaution :))
I just thought of something: as more blocks (called actions) are added, it’ll be increasingly more difficult to find the one you are looking for (especially for subscribers like me). A search tool in the editor would be useful in that case.
Also, just so you are not confused with any acronyms we use a lot:
NGL = Not Gonna Lie
IIRC = If I Recall/Remember Correctly
IDK = I Don’t Know
IKR = I Know, Right?
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
IMO = In My Opinion
SMH = Shaking My Head
TBH = To Be Honest
we have very extensive criteria for curation that you can read through/find here in the official ultimate curation guide
our policies for not original projects are also included and explained at length
Thank you @Crosbyman64 ive never been on a form before and I don’t know any acronyms except IDK means I don’t know.
Also I thought of a way that you can add it without having it be advanced mode only. Have it be in secret blocks! @Crosbyman64 @Spy_Guy_96 @Awesome_E @t1_hopscotch what do you guys think.
Ps. I’m not calling everyone a boy.
Don’t worry. “Guys” is technically gender-neutral.
Oh good . I thought it was but wasn’t 100% shere.
Also again what do you think of my idea?
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It’s been a few years. Are there any plans to add this anytime soon?
Some important list-related blocks would be:
- Split a string by a regular expression into a list (so you can take a comma-separated string and turn it into a list)
- Join a list into a string with a given separator (basically the inverse of the previous suggestion)
- Create a list with a set of given values
- Get the length of a list
- Get a given item from a list
- Add to a list
- Remove from a list
- Set a given item’s value
- Pass a list as an input to custom blocks
- Local, self, game, and user lists (like variables!)
- Iterate over every item in a list (though this could just be done with a regular repeat block)
I feel like sometime in mid-2025, lol. There’s still millions of things they need to consider before even starting on the development of arrays, including design and functionality (and this isn’t straight forward either).