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Author: Javier Menendez

Popovers for Xojo Desktop, Web and iOS

Starting with Xojo 2024r1 there’s a new Window type in Xojo’s UI/UX bag: Popovers. Popovers are kind of a Modal window with a more transient behavior and associated with a Parent control. A Popover will display the chosen content or layout, the same as when you design the user interface of a window or a Container control that will be included as part of another more complex design or displayed at runtime.

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Apple’s New Privacy Manifest Requirements

Apple is introducing a privacy policy that requires the inclusion of a privacy manifest file in new and updated apps created for iOS, iPadOS, tvOS and VisionOS distributed through the AppStore. Obviously, this impacts the iOS and iPadOS apps created with Xojo that you intend to update or submit and distribute through the Apple AppStore.

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Tutorial: Design a Control to Dynamically Preview Images and PDF Files

In this tutorial learn to design a cross-platform control that dynamically previews images and PDF files. Files can dragged and dropped onto the control, opened from the standard file selection dialog, and, in the case of images, added using Copy and Paste. The file path will be displayed below the addendum file.

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Finding the Right Example Project

One of the best resources for Xojo users is the more than 140 example projects available within the Xojo IDE. Find them in Xojo by choosing File > New Project and then clicking on Examples in the New Project window. Starting with Xojo 2023 Release 4, it will be even easier to find that specific example you need with new descriptions and filtering options.

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New Additions to DesktopChart, MobileChart and WebChart

DesktopChart, MobileChart, and WebChart have received some new features and improvements based mostly on user feedback. New features include a new Stacked chart type, more customization options for the already supported chart types and improvements to the chart control itself. Continue reading to get the details about all these great new things in Xojo.

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