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Year: 2020

Tip: Temporary FolderItems

Sometimes we need to deal with temporary FolderItem instances, and in those cases it would be great to not have to care about when they get out of scope in order to delete them. Wouldn’t it be great to automate that task? Continue reading and you’ll see how easy it is to implement this!

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XDC 2021 Has New Dates

The in-person element of our conference is a huge benefit of attending and it’s something you don’t get from a virtual event. COVID restrictions continue to be in place for both travel to the UK and in-person events and there’s a lot of uncertainty of what the coming months will look like. As a result, we have made the decision to move the conference to later next year, instead of doing a virtual conference in the spring. So get ready to get re-excited about XDC – mark your calendar for October 13-15, 2021 for XDC London !

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Good Change, API 2.0 Database Benefits

Recently I needed to update an old Web project that used a Microsoft SQL Server Database as its data source. This application is running as a service on a Windows machine and is for internal use only. I decided when updating the project, I would also update to API 2.0 database commands using Xojo 2019 R3.2 and I would like to share some of those code changes with you.

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WebStyles and Web Framework 2.0

One of the big changes in Web Framework 2.0 is that web styles are no longer the primary means of styling controls. Instead themes are used to provide a single, consistent look and feel across the entire application. We made this change because dealing with individual styles became more complex and unwieldy as projects grew bigger. Themes simplify this dramatically.

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