At the moment, Xojo Android Framework does not yet provide support for System.FontCount/System.FontAt. However, if you still want to get an overview of all fonts available in the system, we can do this with a few lines of Xojo code.
Last week I was thrilled to present Xojo’s “Using Xojo to Develop NetSuite Android Apps” webinar. This blog post is intended as a follow-up to that webinar. I hope to provide some additional information that we didn’t have time to cover, answer some of the questions that came up during and after the webinar, and also provide a link to the Xojo project that we created during the webinar.
One of the new features available to Android in Xojo 2023 Release 4 is the Barcode class. With this class you can scan barcodes, such as QR codes, to get their content.
Half a year has passed since the introduction of Android as a new target in Xojo 2023r2, and hundreds of framework and compiler bugs have been fixed and new features introduced. This is also the case in the latest Xojo release 2023r4. So it’s time to take the Android Design Extensions to a new level and release version 2.0. This version works with Xojo 2023r3 and late releases.
The Android Design Extensions 1.5 are now available. This version works with Xojo 2023r3 and brings about 90 new extensions.
At Xojo we continually look to improve our skills and we are happy to be offering opportunities for everyone in the Xojo community to upgrade their skills too. At least once a month we are hosting new webinars. Webinars cover a variety of valuable topics, including getting started with Xojo, developing web apps, iOS development tips and the basics of using our newest platform, Android.
In this first beta release of Android, there is some simple support for creating Android libraries and calling their methods from Xojo code. The Android libraries have to be written in Kotlin and compiled as AAR library files. Xojo code can call into the library using Declares.
The experience of creating Android apps in Xojo it very similar to how you create desktop, web and iOS apps. Having said that, here are 5 differences that you should be aware of to make your Xojo Android experience go smoothly.
Now that Xojo can build apps for Android, let’s help you get started on your first Xojo Android project! Whether you’re already developing mobile apps or new to mobile development, getting started with Xojo is quick and easy. Xojo offers many resources for getting started with Xojo Android.