The ProgressBar control and loops go hand-in-hand. If there is a ProgressBar on a Window, you can bet a For loop is close by. But there are right and wrong ways to do this, and most of the time I see progress code, I see the wrong way.
Month: February 2020
Often when debugging an application, you’ll need to enter the same data in the same fields over & over. There is a temptation to set the value of the field to the test data. The downside of this is that you need to remove all those defaults before deploying your application.
Sometimes it is necessary, or at least user-friendly, to adjust your interface when the user holds down modifier keys.
Learn to create a solar system in Xojo with the help of the MBS Xojo Plugin component SceneKit. SceneKit is an Apple framework that supplies functions for graphic and animation designs.
As a follow-up to our post on Escaping Quotes in Strings, someone asked how they might deal with something such as the tab character in a String. Unlike with a quote, dealing with a non-visual character (such as a tab or end-of-line) in a String is trickier because you can’t actually type those characters. So instead you have to refer to the character another way.
Here’s a quick tip about embedding quotes in your string literals. Let’s say you need to put quotes inside a string. The most common way…