Many times, when we create a desktop application which is doing huge processes, it happens that the responsiveness of our app can be interrupted for few seconds. As developers we need to avoid such scenarios because we want to keep the interaction between the user and the app constant while it’s in use. You have to imagine that our customer doesn’t have a developer’s mindset and will not wait more than 5 seconds if the app freezes. Threading is a great solution to these situations.
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Posts from xojo community members
ALE is a tool which Xojo developers can use to write assembly language in their applications. It can be used just for fun, distribution in compiled apps, or as a learning tool to discover what Xojo and other languages must be doing underneath.
In Xojo 2021R2 binary enumerations were introduced. These Enums must be declared in a module and are treated by the compiler as a class. Learn to create an Enum for Days of the Week and demonstrate the use of that by creating a custom segmented button control.
There is something that is even better than using Cell Renderers from third parties- building them yourself. In this second part, you will learn how…
A quick tip I wanted to share about using Web DatePicker. I was using the DatePicker control on a web page and the results didn’t look correct.
If you are creating a web application, you’ve already noticed most of the time you are using WebListBox controls. Xojo Web 2.0 comes with a hidden gem called Custom Cell Renderers. They allow you to create reusable pieces of code to enhance your table cells.
Are you working on a solution consisting of several projects? Are you working in a team or as a single developer and want to share code between different projects? If so, then a MonoRepo could be something to think about.
The ability to specify “White Space” for the trim functions was introduced and largely ignored apart from the release notes. Using Trim (or LTrim or RTrim) will remove spaces from the beginning, end or both of your string. The new function allows you to specify what you want to trim.
In this blog post I want to show you how to build a heatmap as a representative for other diagrams. In order to complete this project you’ll the MBS Xojo ChartDirector Plugin, conveniently included in the Omegabundle. A heat map is a grid of fields…
You can package your Xojo Web Apps in a Docker Image. That allows you to run an instance of your applications easily in a Docker Container. Docker provides the infrastructure to host the apps, start/stop them, switch between image versions – and much more.