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Author: Gabriel Ludosanu

Gabriel is a digital marketing enthusiast who loves coding with Xojo to create cool software tools for any platform. Always eager to learn and share new ideas!

Effortless HTTP Requests in Xojo: Using Curl in Xojo with URLConnection

If you’re familiar with the command-line tool curl, you may wonder how to use curl in Xojo effectively. Curl is a powerful tool for making HTTP requests, but it’s not always the most convenient for working within a graphical application like Xojo. That’s where Xojo’s URLConnection class shines! It provides a simple and elegant way to make HTTP requests directly from your Xojo code, making it easy to use curl in Xojo. In this article, you will learn how to adapt common curl commands to Xojo’s URLConnection. Let’s get started.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Handling Text Files in Xojo

As developers, we often need to work with text files. This could be for reading configuration settings, parsing log files, or generating reports. Text files are a common part of software development, and knowing how to access and manipulate them is important for building strong and flexible Xojo applications. In this article, we will make use the key Xojo classes and techniques for working with text files. We will start by looking at how to read the contents of text files using the TextInputStream class. You will learn how to read an entire file into a string and how to process the file line-by-line.

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