A user starts off by creating a New Mainstack from the top of the File menu. From this point onward actions can be added to the object from the Tools menu displayed on the
left-hand side of the screen.
LiveCode is a drag and drop programming GUI which serves as a very interesting introduction to the world of software application development for anyone, but it would be unfair to suggest that an initial basis in programming would not help you at this point. Buttons, checkboxes, labels, shapes and other items can be placed on the workspace and the user can then start to ascribe functions to these graphical items using the Code function on the top menu.