With API 2.0, Xojo has taken the opportunity to transition to more consistent APIs, modernize frameworks when we can and generally prepare for the future so that you can continue to use Xojo to make great apps for a long time. We are excited about the future of Xojo and can’t wait to see the apps you create!
Xojo Programming Blog Posts
Xojo 2021r2 introduces a couple of enhancements to Enumerations in Xojo. The enumeration editor now shows a preview of what the value will be so there’s no more guessing or counting. In addition, we’ve added a new Binary option which allows you to automatically create sets that aren’t mutually exclusive.
Starting in Xojo 2021r2, users with a Xojo Cloud server can deploy web apps which can hook into the Apple Push Notification service directly with a user friendly Xojo API.
Xojo 2021r2 brings more enhancements, new features and a bunch of bug fixes to the PDFDocument class. Among these, probably the most important is the arrival of PDFDocument for iOS. But you’ll also find new features like adding annotations and links to your PDFs, new PDF viewer options and the ability to jump to a specific page in a PDF.
There are several Code Editor improvements in Xojo 2021 Release 2 that you might enjoy: Line Numbering and the Gutter, Code Folding, Super Return and more…
In this blog post I want to show you how to build a heatmap as a representative for other diagrams. In order to complete this project you’ll the MBS Xojo ChartDirector Plugin, conveniently included in the Omegabundle. A heat map is a grid of fields…
Unfortunately dealing with online trolls is every businesses’ business these days. It’s not if but when your company or brand will have to deal with a troll. And that can be hard, disheartening and stressful, especially for small businesses. Here are 5 tips our team really tries to use when dealing with trolls.
We are excited about Microsoft’s announcement regarding Windows 11. A large portion of Xojo users develop on and/or for Windows. The new UI looks fantastic and will be a welcome upgrade for Windows users. Xojo and apps written in Xojo will run without modification on Windows 11.
Did you love Visual Basic? A lot of us did, but it’s 2021 and technology is ever-changing. As you look at the modern alternatives, consider Xojo. For over 20 years, Xojo has been the spiritual successor to VB, a rapid, cross-platform programming language and integrated development environment (IDE). Often called “VB for the Mac”, Xojo is more powerful than VB6 and more approachable than VB.NET. Two factors that are increasingly important because modern coders are everywhere, not just in the technology department.
Happy (almost) summer! It’s been a while since our last Android update, so we thought you might want to see and learn a bit more…