In Xojo, extension methods are methods that, while not part of the original definition of a type, are treated as though they are part of that data type.
Month: February 2014
When we added this property to the Canvas and ContainerControl there was probably a lot of head scratching going on. Some of you probably asked yourself (or us) “Why is this necessary?” or “Isn’t this pretty much the same thing as enabling DoubleBuffer?”
Well, yes to the latter question on Windows, and a slightly more optimized experience on OS X, but the impetus behind this property was really our redesigned IDE. More specifically, it was a need/requirement because of a long standing issue with our Linux framework.
Xojo 2013 Release 4.1 added a variety of RSA encryption functions for handling public/private key encryption. Here’s how you use them.