There’s been a bit of discussion about how the new Xojo.Net.HTTPSocket is slow for some users on Windows, which we’ve been trying to isolate to…
Posts related to Windows-specific development.
It is likely that later this week, Microsoft will be announcing Visual Studio for Mac. Is this really true? Why would they do this? What does it mean for Xojo users?
Electronics overload? Declutter your home and office with Xojo! Learn how simple it is to build a Xojo Server app to replace that old clock radio. Wayne…
If you are using Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 you only have a few more days to get your free upgrade to Windows 10.…
In this episode of XojoTalk, Paul talks with Jim Meyer, who uses Xojo for NCAA stat tracking, home automation, workflow automation and much more.
Microsoft refactored their core app runtimes in 2015. They have made what they call a “Universal C Runtime” which has been distributed via Windows Update to all supported versions of Windows that stay up-to-date (which is the default behavior for Windows Update).
Starting with Xojo 2016r1, the Xojo Windows framework has been updated to use the latest Microsoft tools. This allows Xojo to stay up to date and allows the Windows support to be improved in future releases. This means that Xojo itself now uses the new Universal Runtime and your built apps now require it.
Microsoft Office for Windows can be controlled using something called the VBA Office Object Model. You can use Xojo to communicate with this object model so that you can control Word, Excel and PowerPoint from your Xojo apps on Windows.