Did you know that Xojo includes a unit testing framework?
Month: July 2014
30 years ago this past January, Apple launched the Macintosh and with it, the first widely available computer with a Graphical User Interface or GUI. If you are less than 25 years old, there’s a very good chance you’ve never used a computer that didn’t have a graphical user interface. But at the time, it was a radical departure from the way in which most people interacted with a computer. Over the past 30 years, the GUI has evolved and in some ways has come full circle.
Managing monetary values in your applications requires some special care. Here are some tips to help out.
One of the most highly requested features for Xojo Cloud since its release in March 2014 has been the ability to transfer files to the server using a client other than the Xojo IDE. Now you can…and it’s really easy to use.
Xojo is a great alternative to Visual Basic. Migrating to Xojo from VB has many advantages, including:
- Support for multiple platforms, including Windows, OS X, Linux and the web
- Ability to develop on Windows, OS X or Linux
- A fully object-oriented programming language
- Fully supported and regularly updated
With Xojo 2014 Release 2, the Inspector has been improved to make better use of screen space.
Starting with Xojo 2014 Release 2, you can easily specify your own custom plist settings for your OS X apps.
In June of last year we deprecated our support for Carbon. If the word “deprecated” doesn’t mean anything to you, it means that we are no longer updating it. Our Cocoa framework is in very good shape and most of you have been able to easily transition your apps over to building for OS X using the Cocoa framework. It will soon be time to take another step.
I hear a lot from people that want to make database apps using Xojo but don’t know where to get started.