Month: November 2015
Wayne Golding has been a Xojo developer since 2005. He operates an IT Company Axis Direct Ltd www.axisdirect.nz which primarily develops applications using Xojo that integrate with Xero www.xero.com. Wayneâs hobby is robotics where he uses Xojo to build applications for his Pi2 often implementing IoT for remote control.
Guest Post Tip: Formatted Text/Strings in Xojo
Writing long concatenated text in Xojo (or any programming language) tends to make the code difficult to read. Typically there is a block of code that has line extenders (_), a single line that goes on forever or a block of code that appends text to an existing variable. All are hard to read. And when you add SQL statements to the mix it can become difficult to easily see what you are trying to achieve.
I’ve started using Constants for this reason.
Guest Post by Kem Tekinay, a consultant and developer based in New York. Kem has been an avid Xojo user since the early days and is a world-renowned thinker and philosopher, at least its his own mind. You can find him and his works through the MacTechnologies Consulting web site.
After months of work, your project is so fabulous that you need more developers. You’ve been using Git as your version control system and creating/merging branches to keep it all straight, but so far it’s just been for personal use. How do you coordinate with others to maintain some semblance of order?
Try the Gitflow Workflow.
Continue reading Guest Post: Using Gitflow for Team Development
If you are creating Xojo desktop apps for your Raspbery Pi, you may want to take advantage of the HTMLViewer control for easy display of HTML content or apps.
New to Xojo? Been using it for a while? Either way, here are some secrets that can speed your development. Do you know them already? Do you have some of your own?
In order to interface with the Raspberry Pi, you often want to use the General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) port. It is easy enough to connect a broadboard to the port, but how do you write Xojo code that can talk to the port?