We realized we misnamed a few APIs in the existing frameworks. Rather than live with those forever, we decided it made sense to change them now. Being consistent across the API surface is extremely important for both learning and productivity.
Month: October 2020
Xojo has built in database classes for accessing SQLite, Postgres, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle & ODBC. API 2.0 sets the bind types for you and that means you can switch engines by just changing the Super of your database class and updating the connection settings.
Technical support for Web 1.0 continues to be available for any user with an active license. While we know that the Web 2.0 framework provides a far better solution for building web applications in Xojo, we recognize that each of you needs to schedule the conversion of your project for a time that is convenient for you and your organization.
Learn how to retrieve the data of an API over a CURL connection and evaluate the JSON to build a weather station. This example uses a free key from the OpenWeather API. The API returns a JSON text containing information such as current weather description, current temperature, pressure, humidity and many more.