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…
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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.
Learn to program a simple but entertaining game as an introduction to the Xojo programming language. In this game the computer calculates a random number between 1 and 100 and we have to guess it. Follow this tutorial…
Xojo creates native apps and uses the native user interface toolkit on each platform. This is important from the end-user’s point of view – we’ve all used apps that didn’t feel quite right, often Java or Electron-made apps. But it’s also important from the developer’s point of view because many of these design changes are effectively done for you.
Learn to build a reusable Gravatar Connection class for web, desktop and iOS apps using the Gravatar API.
Here’s the configuration document for getting puTTY to connect to the Xojo Cloud database. You might want to note that while Windows 10 now includes a SSH client it doesn’t support SSH tunnels very well due to always executing a connection command.
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.
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.
Recently I needed to update an old Web project that used a Microsoft SQL Server Database as its data source. This application is running as a service on a Windows machine and is for internal use only. I decided when updating the project, I would also update to API 2.0 database commands using Xojo 2019 R3.2 and I would like to share some of those code changes with you.
Are there bumps in the road? Sure! Are they worth barreling into at full speed? Oh yeah! Bring it on Web 2.0, I’m ready!